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The College of Nursing supports a number of conferences and seminars throughout the year that provide opportunities for nurses to enhance their leadership skills and expand upon their nursing knowledge.

Capital Area Pain and Opioid Conference
Held each February

At the First Annual 2020 Capital Area Opioid & Pain Conference, healthcare providers, legal professionals and service providers in law enforcement, social service, health plans, and community groups worked together to change the narrative in the opioid crisis.

Case Management
This annual conference brings nationally recognized leaders and other experts in case management together with practicing nursing and social work professionals for a day of collective learning and collaboration. This conference will explore current issues in case management, how case managers positively impact health outcomes, strategies for providing case management services and more.

Conference on Pain
This popular conference is the largest conference on pain and pain management for nurses and other health professionals in Michigan. The next one is set for 2021. Check back here for more details as we get closer.

Co-sponsored with University of Michigan Health System, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University College of Nursing, participants learn from national and statewide experts about a variety of pain management topics and issues. The purpose of this conference is to expose participants to factors that influence the management of pain, strategies for providing pain relief to specific populations and to discuss current issues in pain management.