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Research Day

This annual scholarship event is for students, Registered Nurses, Clinical Nurse Educators, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Scientists, and College/University Nursing Faculty. Come learn about the latest advancements in nursing science on the beautiful Michigan State University campus!


Date & Time

March 11, 2024
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


The Michigan State University College of Nursing
Bott Building for Nursing Education & Research
1355 Bogue St., East Lansing, MI 48824


“Building Learning Health System Programs to Advance Nursing for Older Adults”

Dr. Andrew Costa
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Integrated Care for Seniors
McMaster University 

Background: Dr. Costa's talk will focus on large population-level trends that point to critical areas of research for older adults, strategies to conduct highly partnered health services research for older adults and the value of a nursing perspective in the field.


9-9:15 a.m.: Registration, Bott Atrium
9:15-9:30 a.m.: Welcome, C160/C170
9:30-9:45 a.m.: Keynote introduction, C160/C170
9:45-10:45 a.m.: Keynote, Dr. Andrew Costa, “Building Learning Health System Programs to Advance Nursing for Older Adults, C160/C170
10:45-11 a.m.: Break
11-11:50 a.m.: Poster discussion, C160/C170
11:50 a.m.-12:40 p.m.: Lunch, C160/C170 and Bott Atrium
12:40-1:40 p.m.: Poster presentation session I, Bott Atrium
1:50-2:50 p.m.: Poster presentation session II, Bott Atrium
2:50-3 p.m.: Closing remarks, C160/C170

3:15-3:20 p.m.: Speaker introductions, C160/C170
3:20-5:10 p.m.: Dr. Ann Annis and Dr. Fabrice Mowbray, "Introduction to Big Data," C160/C170
5:10-5:15 p.m.: Closing remarks, C160/C170

Contact Hours

Research Day will provide participants with up to 5.5 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours. Learners that successfully participate in learning sessions and complete the post-session evaluation for each session will receive designated continuing education contact hours.

Learning outcome

Upon completion of this continuing professional development activity, participants will state increased knowledge and provide a practice application example of the latest advancements in nursing science.

Michigan State University College of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For any questions related to CNE, please contact MSU Nursing Continuing Education at