2021 Nursing Leadership Series - Building Diverse Nursing Teams: The Value of Perspective at All Levels - On Demand

Building diverse nursing teams is essential in today’s environment to create a healthy culture which fosters inclusion and where all nurses feel valued.  There is a need to recognize the importance of our increasingly diverse workforce and populations we serve to understand the unique perspectives and talents of everyone. Deliberate and focused work to understand and increase diversity will provide the opportunity to maximize engagement and value for all.  This program will review the benefits building diversity in nursing leadership and the impact it can have on inclusion and employee satisfaction.  We will explore how equity can impact workforce issues and the importance of ensuring equal resources and opportunities for everyone.  Our panel of experts will share their perspectives and experiences and offer suggestions to take action in building diverse nursing teams.

Target Audience

  • Nursing Leaders

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the benefits of cross-generational, cross-racial and cross-gender diversity in nursing leadership. 
  2. Describe how equity can impact nursing students, organizational workforce and patient outcomes.
  3. Discuss the importance of embedding inclusivity throughout the employee experience.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
On Demand Activity
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC (nurse planner)
Associate Vice President, Member Connections
Michele Hausman, MBA, RN
Director, Member Connections
Donna McNutt, MS, RN
Director, Member Connections
Rosemary Curran, MBA
Associate Vice President, Media Productions
Mary Casey, BBA
Producer, Media Productions
Course reviewer
Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Vice President, Member Connections

Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN
American Nurses Association

Alana Cueto, MSN, RN, CNL
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Former President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Martha Dawson, DNP, MSN, RN, FACHE
Associate Professor of Nursing
President/CEO, National Black Nurses Association
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ena Williams, MBA, RN, CENP
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
Yale New Haven Health 


Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. 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.
Designation Statements:
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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