Strategic Workforce Expansion: Maximizing Financial and Analytic Resources

July 16, 2024

Attendees will learn from a case study of a 24-hospital system that effectively addressed social determinants of health to enhance nursing education and career pathways. The session will also offer Nurse Executives an opportunity to share their successful and unsuccessful strategies aimed towards enhancing the nursing workforce.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:  

  • Review how addressing social determinants of health can improve nursing retention and success rates
  • Examine how analytical data bases can be customized to illustrate up-to-date metrics, positively impacting nursing and operational leaders
  • Devise actionable steps and initiatives to support long-term sustainability of the nursing workforce
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.50 CBRN
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
07/16/2024
Course expires: 
09/14/2024
Event starts: 
07/16/2024 - 10:30am CDT
Event ends: 
07/16/2024 - 12:00pm CDT

FACULTY & PLANNERS

Faculty

Melanie Heuston, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Executive
West Virginia University Health System

Jessica Huffman, DNP, RN, CENP
Assistant Vice President Clinical Services
West Virginia University Health System

Abby Martin, MPH
Director, Product Strategy & Management
Vizient, Inc.

Robin Steaban, RN, MSN, NEA-BC 
Chief Nursing Officer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Linnea Tolbert, MSN, RN
Sr. Member Networks Director 
Vizient, Inc.

 

Planning Committee

Linnea Tolbert, MSN, RN
Sr. Member Networks Director 
Vizient, Inc.

Hanna Lakew 
Networks Manager
Vizient, Inc. 

Samantha Gordon, MS 
CE Programs Manager              
Vizient, Inc.

Marilu Kelly, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CHCP
Director, Continuing Education       
Vizient, Inc.

 

DISCLOSURE

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.
 
Disclosure Statements
 
Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
 
None of the planners, faculty, or others in a position to control content for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
 
 
Statement of Content Validity
 
Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.
 
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.
 
 
Disclaimer
The education provided through this activity is for continuing education purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty/presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of 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(s)

Nurses (CNE)

This activity is designated for 1.5 contacts hours.
 
Nurses (CNE)
 
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.5 contact hours.
 
Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)
 
Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation.  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

  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.50 CBRN
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
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