Fostering team resilience by building it from within

August 20, 2020

This program will feature a recognized national expert and author in building personal and team clinician resilience, Dr. Stephen Swensen. Dr. Swensen formally led these efforts for Mayo Health and is now focused solely on resilience as a national consultant.  Additionally, we will feature an organization who has two teams actively working to improve resilience one for nursing and another for physicians and advanced practice providers.  

Target Audience



Learning Objectives

1.    Define the characteristics of a resilient team
2.    Identify the importance of building a resilient clinical workforce
3.    Outline one organization’s approach to improving nursing, advanced practice providers and physician resilience

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/20/2020 - 11:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/20/2020 - 12:30pm CDT
United States

Relevant financial relationships:  Nigel Girgah is a speaker and consultant and has received money from Gilead Sciences and The Kinetix Group

Planning committee members
Robert Dean, DO, MBA
Senior Vice President, Performance Improvement
Kathy Christensen, BS
Vice President, Networks

Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director 

Rosemary Curran, MBA
Senior Director, Content Network Services

Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Associate Vice President
Clinical Resources

Christen Hunt, DNP, NP-C, CPNP-AC 
Director, Nursing Programs/CAP2

Course reviewer
Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director 

Stephen Swensen, MD, MMM, FACR
Professor Emeritus, Senior Fellow
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Nigel Girgrah, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Chief Wellness Officer, Medical Director
Ochsner Health System

Jlynn A. Westley, MSN, ASN, RN
Manager of Nursing Strategy
Ochsner Health System


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 1.20 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 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

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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