Clinical Workforce Conference - Panel 3B - Elevating clinician impact - On Demand

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 clinician impact in response to Covid-19. 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

1.    Identify how upskilling clinician’s scope of practice can be used in emergent settings. 
2.    Discuss potential challenges in the upskilling process
3.    Explain the three fold purpose for Denver Health's C.N.A Advancement Ladder.
4.    Create an Advancement Ladder for assistive personnel.
5.    Demonstrate the value of multidisciplinary collaboration on improving care to groups of high-risk patients in the ambulatory setting

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.80 CBRN
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
On Demand Activity
United States

Relevant financial relationships:  Katherine Byar, MSN, APN, BC, BMTCN®, Oncology Nurse Practitioner - COI Creative Educational Concepts, Inc - Honorarium and Speaker.  None of the remaining planning committee members and presenters have anything to disclose.

Planning committee members
Hassan Chaaban, CRNA, PhD, CHSE
Director Advanced Practice Providers
Henry Ford Health System

Christina Hendler, MSN NNP-BC
Lead Neonatal NP
Christiana Care Health System

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

Maria Lofgren, DNP
Director of Advanced Practice Providers
University of Iowa

Director of Advanced Practice Nursing
Director of Nursing Research, Practice, and Innovation (Interim)
Froedtert Hospital & Clinics

Julie Waitkoss Raaum, DNP, APNP 
Director MCP Advanced Practice Providers| Office of Clinical Affairs
Medical College of Wisconsin

Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM   
AVP, Clinical Resources

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

Course reviewer
Christen Hunt, DNP, NP-C, CPNP-AC 
Sr. Director, Clinical Team Insights
Vizient approved nurse planner
Nursing Programs


Morgan Feltman, MSN, RN, CNL, CEN
Clinical Nurse Leader
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

Marla Couture, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

Susan Van Dyk, MA, RN, NEA-BC
Director- Nursing Support Services
Denver Health

Kelly Medero, MSN, RN, CCRN, NE-BC
Director- Critical Care Services
Denver Health

Laura McAuliffe, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Ambulatory Care; PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director
Rhode Island Hospital

Renee Miller, MHA, PMP
Senior Director, Physician & APP Onboarding, 


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 1.50 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.80 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.50 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 educa


Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.80 CBRN
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
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