2022 Clinical Workforce Conference - A director’s freshman year: What I learned in my first year an advanced practice professional and why APPs should lead operational service lines
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.
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.
Describe operational metrics for an ambulatory neurology practice in an academic medical center.
Describe how APPs are uniquely positioned to lead an operational area.
Describe how an APP on an ambulatory leadership team can enhance learning and strategy for operational peers.
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
Cherie Frame, ACNP-BC
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner
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
Robbe Peetz, MBA, PA-C
Ambulatory Director of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain, PM&R and Student Health Services
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.
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).
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC
- 0.50 General CEU – Attendance