Region 6-Lansing Officers
ANA -Michigan Region 6 was a cosponsor of the Capital Area Nurses’ Week event on Wednesday, May 10 at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing. 115 nurses from all areas of nursing participated. This was the 10th year for the event which began in 2007 with 35 nurses attending. Each year the event has grown to include more nurses. A CE was provided by Michigan State University for a presentation on Care Giver Strategies for Chronic Pain Management by Roxane Chan PhD, RN, AHN-BC. Nurses in the audience learned integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying physiological, emotional and cognitive dis-regulation for use in patient care and self-management.
Dr Chan will be presenting at the ANA-MI conference October 26-27, 2017 at the St Johns inn in Plymouth.
Other sponsors of the event were the Capital Area Health Alliance, Capital Area Community Nursing Network, Michigan League for Nursing, Lansing Community College, Michigan State University College of Nursing, Michigan Chapter of National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in LTC, and Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Psi Chapter.
There was food,lots of prizes and much networking throughout the evening. Marilyn Ketchum was the winner of ANA-Michigan Region 6 “Healthy Nurse” gift tote filled with healthy products.