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Continuing education based in evidence

The MSU College of Nursing provides nursing continuing education and professional development that utilizes the research, education, and practice experience of our outstanding faculty in our bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs as well as with our community partners.

We are dedicated to improving nursing knowledge on topics such as pain management, implicit bias, human trafficking,  care transitions, health promotion,  pathophysiology, teaching and mentoring others and, and new models of care delivery.

Our wide variety of offerings includes Faculty, Research & Practice, Grand Rounds, annual conferences, content refresher coursework, and online offerings. We have a commitment to engaging and amplifying diverse topics to serve a diverse learning community.  


Professional development for collaboration, personal growth, and wellness

Our programming has featured live concerts, art exhibits, storytelling workshops, film reviews, wellness activities, and education for personal and professional growth. We work with many other departments, organizations & programs to offer collegial sharing and advancement of creative learning. 


Our partners

The College of Nursing's  Continuing Education and Professional Development department follows the foundation of Michigan State's land grant mission to partner with others and advance outreach, engagement, and educational improvement for our local communities. We engage with inter-& intra-collegiate and external partners to ensure robust development and sharing of topics to fit statewide learning needs.

Partners include the MSU School of Social Work, MSU Colleges of Osteopathic & Human Medicine, Arts & Sciences and Theatre, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH), Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS), the Institute for Health Policy (IHP), the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lansing Chapter and many professional associations such as the Michigan Public Health Association (MPHA), the Coalition of Michigan Organizations of Nursing (COMON), Sigma Theta Tau (STT) Alpha Psi Chapter, and the Michigan Nursing Students Association (MNSA).