The 2022 Vizient Member Networks Nursing Leadership Series: Excelling Through Disruption: Advancing High Reliability

August 18, 2022

High reliability organizations operate in complex environments for extended periods of time without causing harm. They create management systems that improve patient outcomes, employee engagement, and workforce resiliency. This program provides an overview of high reliability organizations and the principles needed to sustain a level of standardized care through disruptions. Two nurse executives will share how their high reliability organizations provide consistent and safe patient care, develop competent leaders, and create a healthy culture that supports accountability and collaboration.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

1.    Review principles used to build and sustain high reliability organizations
2.    Describe how high reliability organization increase workforce engagement and collaboration
3.    Identify management systems that promote leadership skills, personal accountability, and transparency

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/18/2022 - 11:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/18/2022 - 12:30pm CDT
Live activity
United States

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 
As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months. 

Ineligible companies – those companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.

FDA Off-Label Use
Faculty presenters are also expected to disclose any discussion of (1) off-label or investigational uses of FDA approved commercial products or devices or (2) products or devices not yet approved in the United States. 


Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
The following planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Planning committee members

Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Vice President, Member Connections
Vizient, Inc.

Michele Hausman, MBA, RN
Senior Director, Member Connections
Vizient, Inc.

Donna McNutt, MS, RN
Senior Director, Member Connections
Vizient, Inc.

Rosemary Curran, MBA, DES.   
Associate Vice President, Media Productions
Vizient, Inc.

Mary Casey, DES
Director, Media Productions
Vizient, Inc.


Barbara Seymour, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPPS
AVP Member Networks Director
Vizient Inc. 

Gena Futral, DHA, RN, CPHQ, FACHE
Executive Principal
Vizient Inc

Rachel Pepper, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
The University of Kansas Hospital

Kerrie Guerrero, DNP, MBA RN, NE-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital

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 1.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

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