2022 Clinical Workforce Conference - Can you hear us now? How a Provider-Led Initiative is Empowering Change at an Academic Medical Center

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.

Recognize organizational opportunities to better align provider voice with decision making that impacts clinical practice. 

Describe the importance of key stakeholder identification to the success of a provider-led advisory group. 

Apply session strategies to amplify provider voices to impact meaningful change within the clinical practice. 

Identify potential resource needs to implement strategies to improve the provider experience.

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 - 10:20am CDT
Event ends: 
05/03/2022 - 10:50am 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


Lindsay Ragsdale, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM
Associate Professor, Pediatrics Palliative Care Program Officer for Provider Experience
University of Kentucky HealthCare

Tamra Langley, DNP
Director of Professional Development and Education, Office of Advanced Practice Co- chair, The Physician and APP Experience Advisors
University of Kentucky HealthCare

LeAnn Barber, MPA
Provider Experience Manager
University of Kentucky HealthCare


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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