About the Summit
The Native Nations Nursing, Helpers, and Healers Summit focuses on education for the interprofessional team about evidence-based approaches for optimal, culturally congruent health care for Native American people and communities. Summit speakers will highlight best practices for holistic care, interprofessional collaboration, whole-person care, and culturally-specific trauma-informed care.
The event includes:
- information about pathways to healing professions for middle and high school students.
- career advancement opportunities within nursing.
- continuing education for RNs, advanced practice nurses, physicians, psychologists, and social workers. Learn more about continuing education credit.
We are proud to partner with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University and the College of Menominee Nation’s Seven Generations Summit for this year’s Native Nations Nursing, Helpers, and Healers Summit!
The Native Nations Nursing, Helpers, and Healers Summit will serve as the pre-convening for the Seven Generations Summit on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. There will be additional nursing and health-related sessions during the Seven Generations Summit on Thursday & Friday, October 12 & 13.
Both summits will take place at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University in Hayward, WI.
"Our goal is to make sure every participant at this event feels knowledgeable about interprofessional collaboration to address health disparities as well as increased confidence in their ability to provide culturally sensitive care to our Indigenous relatives."Dr. Jeneile Luebke (Bad River), Assistant Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.