2017 Nursing Summit: Slate of Speakers

Featured Speakers and Topics:

A View from the Summit: The Changing Landscape of Nursing

Wednesday Oct. 11

Pre Conference Workshop - Mapping Your Way to Board Leadership

Donna Murray-Brown
President and CEO, Michigan Nonprofit Association
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Pre Conference Evening Activity – The American Nurse Movie

The American Nurse Project
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Thursday Oct. 12

KEYNOTE Culture of Health and Primary Care: Nurse Led Transformation

Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN
Senior Policy Service Professor and Co-Director of a new Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing
Professor Emerita and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media, and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York
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The Privilege and Responsibility of Nursing Leadership: Raising your Voice for Significant Impact

Laurie Benson, BSN
Executive Director, Nurses on Boards Coalition
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Human Trafficking in Michigan: A Personal Perspective

Theresa Flores, LSW
Human Trafficking Survivor, Best Selling Author, Victim’s Advocate, Founder of S.O.A.P (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution)
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Coraggio! The Courage to Manage Chronic Pain: A View from the Patient Precipice

Lisa Gigliotti, JD
Attorney, Author, and Speaker
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Friday Oct. 13

KEYNOTE Power Differentials, Rankism, and the Value of Civility

Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN
President and CEO, NursDynamics, LLC Former President and Dean, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College
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Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Kathryn Niemeyer, PhD, MSc, MSN, FNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor, Ferris State University, College of Health Professions
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Breakout Session- Tools for Identifying Human Trafficking

Joy Washburn, EdD, RN, WHNP-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing, Grand Valley State University Kirkoff College of Nursing

Breakout Session- Applied Reflexology: Pain Management and Breast Cancer Research

Barbara Brower
Reflexologist, Branch Reflexology Institute
With Rebecca Sundeen
Reflexologist, Branch Reflexology Institute

Relationship Based Care: Translating Concepts into Behavior

Kathy Van Wagoner, MSN, RN, MSA
Consultant, Creative Health Care Management, Inc.
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