The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

 PLENARY SPEAKERS

Beth Ulrich
Beth Ulrich
EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN

Senior Partner of Innovative Health Resources, Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Editor of Nephrology Nursing Journal

PLENARY I

Healthy Work Environments I: Discussions From the Bedside to Academia

Dr. Beth Ulrich will lead a distinguished panel of nurses in a discussion about ways to build, develop, and ultimately maintain a healthy work environment. This panel will include nurse leaders from the clinical area and the academic world. The discussion will be centered around the commonalities that exist between each area and ways to work together to combat incivility.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Beth Ulrich is Senior Partner of Innovative Health Resources, Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Editor of Nephrology Nursing Journal, the professional journal of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. Dr. Ulrich has been a co-investigator on a series of national nursing workforce and work environment studies and three studies of critical care nurse work environments conducted with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. She is the author of Mastering Precepting: A Nurse’s Handbook for Success and a co-author of Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success.

Panel:

Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN – Moderator

Cindy Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Strategic Nursing Advisor, ATI Nursing Education

Dave Hanson, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC
Regional Director, Nursing Practice, Education & Professional Development, Providence St. Joseph Health

Connie Barden, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CCNS
Chief Clinical Officer, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Cindy Oster, PhD, MBA, APN, ACNS-BC, CNS-BC
Nurse Scientist, Porter Adventist Hospital

Jane Braaten, PhD, MS, RN
Nurse Scientist, Centura Health

Cynthia Clark
Cynthia Clark
PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Professor Emeritus, Strategic Nursing Adviser for ATI Nursing Education, and the Founder of Civility Matters

Sponsored by:
ATI Nursing Education
Platinum Sponsor

PLENARY II

Creating Healthy Work Environments: Powered by Civility, Leadership, and Ethical Practice

Fostering positive, healthy work environments requires authentic leadership, an emphasis on civility and ethical practice, and an unwavering commitment to patient safety. This session highlights the scope and impact of workplace incivility; provides several evidence-based strategies to foster a positive, professional work environment; and details clear pathways for achieving results.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Cynthia Clark is Professor Emeritus, Strategic Nursing Adviser for ATI Nursing Education, and the Founder of Civility Matters. Her ground-breaking work on fostering civility has brought national and international attention to the controversial issues of incivility in academic and practice environments. Her theory-driven interventions, empirical measurements, theoretical models, and reflective assessments provide “best practices” to prevent, measure, and address uncivil behavior and to create healthy workplaces.

 

Beth Ulrich
Beth Ulrich
EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN

Senior Partner of Innovative Health Resources, Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Editor of Nephrology Nursing Journal

PLENARY III

Healthy Work Environments II: Discussions About the Profession

Dr. Beth Ulrich will lead a second panel of association leaders to discuss how nursing, as a profession, can enhance the working environments of nurses through their professional organizations.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Beth Ulrich is Senior Partner of Innovative Health Resources, Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Editor of Nephrology Nursing Journal, the professional journal of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. Dr. Ulrich has been a co-investigator on a series of national nursing workforce and work environment studies and three studies of critical care nurse work environments conducted with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. She is the author of Mastering Precepting: A Nurse’s Handbook for Success and a co-author of Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success.

Panel:

Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN – Moderator

Mary Jo Assi, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FNP-BC, FAAN
Vice President, Nursing Practice and Innovation at the ANA

Connie Barden, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CCNS
Chief Clinical Officer, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Linda Cassidy, MSN, EdM, BSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K
Clinical Practice Specialist, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Janet Stifter, PhD, RN, CPHQ
Director of the AONE Center for Care Innovation and Transformation

Dave Hanson
Dave Hanson
MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC

Regional Director of Nursing Practice, Education & Professional Development for Providence St. Joseph Health

PLENARY IV

From Toxic to Healthy: Breakthrough Strategies for Transforming the Clinical Practice Environment

In today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, rival priorities often compete for caregivers’ time. In our quest to provide high-quality patient-centered care, it is easy to overlook structures and processes supporting care delivery.

About the Speaker:

Mr. Dave Hanson brings 25 years of clinical and organizational leadership in a wide variety of settings. He is currently Regional Director of Nursing Practice, Education & Professional Development for Providence St. Joseph Health, covering six hospitals in Los Angeles County. Recognized for his passion and talent for creating and sustaining organizational clinical excellence, Mr. Hanson is a dynamic leader and extraordinary role model with a reputation for team building. Mr. Hanson served as the 38th President of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.