The 2022 Vizient Member Networks Nursing Leadership Series: Optimizing the Enterprise: Building your Nursing Workforce

November 17, 2022

Enhancing the nursing workforce is a challenge across the nation. Organizations continue to develop strategies to cultivate staff engagement in achieving and maintaining high standards of care. During this post-pandemic era, current and future leaders must also be prepared to navigate the workforce and financial challenges. In this fourth leadership program, we will examine the importance of investing in leadership professional development and how building leaders within an organization can support workforce retention. Panelists from two organizations will share how their nurse leader programs are structured to optimize the enterprise through session planning, mentorship and professional development.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

1.    Identify strategies to encourage the advancement of staff into leadership roles within an organization 
2.    Recognize the relationship between professional development, mentorship programs and workforce retention. 
3.    List methods to encourage self-investment and engagement for professional development

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/17/2022 - 11:30am CST
Event ends: 
11/17/2022 - 12:30pm CST
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.


Debra Albert, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA--BC

Chief Nursing Officer & Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services

NYU Langone Hospitals


Kathryn Lang, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Senior Director- Nursing

NYU Langone Hospital- Long Island


Alice Nash, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC

System Sr Director Nursing Professional Development & Patient Outcomes

NYU Langone Hospitals


Lisa Gossett, MSN, RN, CENP

System Chief Nursing Officer & Chief Experience Officer

Premier Health


Marly J. Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ

Senior Director, Member Education, and Learning

Vizient Inc.

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 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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