2022 Clinical Workforce Conference - Allowing Staff to Shine through a Clinical Career Ladder

St. Petersburg, FL US
May 3, 2022

The Clinical Workforce Conference convenes multiple health care leaders from various disciplines   across the country to discuss relevant challenges impacting the clinical workforce, share leading practices, and discuss the path forward for clinical teams as we stabilize, adapt, and evolve into the future. The conference will feature content and learnings related to clinician engagement and wellbeing, clinician leadership, and innovative care delivery strategies. This conference will assemble multidiscipline panels on the listed topics allowing them to describe how they address the topic to support their discipline. After hearing the discipline specific focus, the discussion will be facilitated to demonstrate to participants an interprofessional team allows for new and innovative ways to address long standing problems.

Target Audience



Learning Objectives

Describe the benefits of addressing clinical workforce challenges as an interprofessional leadership approach.

Identify tactics to remove discipline specific silos and foster an organizational culture of collaboration.

Discuss new and innovative care delivery models.

Review the tactics to develop a clinical career ladder.

Examine the implementation and sustainability of the clinical career ladder program.

Expand on lessons learned to develop and implement a clinical career ladder process.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/03/2022 - 1:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/03/2022 - 2:00pm CDT
Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose

Planning committee members
Lacey Buckler, DNP, APRN, NE-BC, RN
Chief Advanced Practice Officer
University of Kentucky Albert B Chandler Hospital
Amanda Comer, DNP, APRN, ACNP
System Director, Advanced Practice Providers
Baptist Memorial Hospital 

Christen Hunt, DNP, NP-C, CPNP-AC 
Sr. Director, Clinical Team Insights
Nursing Programs

Cherie Frame, ACNP-BC
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner
Reid Health  

Lynette Kee, MA
Programmatic Advisor, Physician & APP Onboarding 

Donna Mower-Wade, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, CNRN
Director of Advanced Practice Clinicians Services
Christiana Care Health System
Evy Olson, MSN, MBA, RN
Vice President, Nursing Programs 

Jennifer Sarno, MSN, ACNP-BC, CPHQ
Programmatic Advisor, Director

Tom Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Clinical Operations and Quality

Risa Zimmerman, MBA, MPAS, PA-C,
Director, Office of Advanced Practice
Nebraska Medicine


Kimberly DeLine, RN, BSN, JD
VP of Nursing, Associate Chief Nursing Officer
UC Health 

Jennifer Rodgers, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Vice President Advance Practice, Associate Chief Nursing Officer
UC 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 Statement:


This activity is designated for 0.5 contact hours.


Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CE - Attendance
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