Tipton Health Webinars


Stories from the Front Lines of the Pandemic

Tuesday, November 10, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EDT

In this very special webinar, we hear from a few of the courageous and wonderful nurses who have literally put their lives on the line to care for others during the COVID-19 pandemic. These “Stories from the Front Lines of the Pandemic” remind of us all of the bravery, innovation, leadership and every day commitment of our nursing community during this very challenging time. In the second part of the webinar, Tipton Health’s experts, Elizabeth Abrahams, Writing Team Leader and Manager, Empirical Outcomes joins Moira Owens, Senior Magnet Writing Manager, to offer strategies to incorporate your nurses’ experience with COVID-19 into your Magnet and Pathway documents.

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The SPARK of Caring

Tuesday, November 17, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EDT

Jean Watson, PHD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, (LL-AAN), founder of the Watson Caring Science Institute returns for an encore special webinar, co-hosted by Tipton Health and Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA). Jean will focus on self-care for caregivers, a particularly important topic for the many nurses who have been caring for COVID-19 patients. Jean will be joined by PNAA President Mary Joy Garcia-Dia DNP, RN, FAAN, whose leadership theme is SPARK (Stories of People, Achievements, Resilience and Kindness).

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Every Nurse is a Palliative Nurse: Alleviating Serious Health-Related Suffering Worldwide

Billy/BettyBilly Rosa, PhD, MBE, ACHPN, FAANP, FAAN, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psycho-Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN, Director and Professor of the Division of Nursing Research and Education at the City of Hope and Principal Investigator of the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), described the role of all nurses in alleviating health-related suffering during COVID-19 and beyond. This discussion addressed how to integrate palliative care throughout nursing specialties in the context of COVID-19 and at the end of life with considerations for nurses, advanced practice nurses, and nurse leaders. Implications for local and global action were addressed to achieve patient-identified goals through the lens of palliative nursing.

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Cleveland Clinic Chief Caregiver Officer Kelly Hancock on Her Unique Role, Caregiver Resiliency and Nursing Challenges in COVID-19
Hancock HeadshotKelly Hancock, DNP, RN, NE-BC, FAAN, discussed her new role as Chief Caregiver Officer at Cleveland Clinic and how nursing leaders are being increasingly challenged to advance patient care. In the new role, Dr. Hancock will serve as executive leader for the Nursing Institute and Human Resources. This is the first position of its kind at Cleveland Clinic and was created to help enable team-based delivery of superior care and align all aspects of engagement for the organization’s 77,000 caregivers.

Dr. Hancock was joined by Tipton Health Executive Nursing Consultant, Mary DelGuidice. Mary, MSN, BS, RN, CENP, also serves as Senior Fellow for the Center of Health Outcomes and Policy Research, UPenn school of Nursing.

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Ambulatory Nurses: Uniquely Positioned to Lead Through A Pandemic
Rachel Start, director of Ambulatory Nursing, Nursing Practice and Magnet Performance at Rush Oak Park Hospital, will discuss the role that has emerged related to the ambulatory nurse in the last several years, specifically where care coordination, population health, management of social determinants are concerned. She will be joined by Nancy May, chief nurse executive at the University of Michigan Medicine, to cover how these unique competencies and skills positioned ambulatory nurses to be well prepared for rapid and effective change to meet the demands of the COVID 19 Pandemic. This discussion includes current issues, challenges and concerns relative to the ambulatory nursing practice environment and the continuing COVID 19 Crisis. Rachel has also served as the co-chair of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) Nurse Sensitive Indicator Taskforce.

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Building Nurse Resilience to Battle COVID-19 Stress, Depression and Anxiety
Courtney Vose, DNP, MBA, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, vice president and CNO of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia/Allen, will discuss a recent study on the mental health toll of COVID-19 on healthcare workers (HCW), which characterized distress, coping, and preferences for support among NYC HCWs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtney is also an ACN Clinical Instructor at the Columbia University School of Nursing.

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Invest in Nurses NOW to Strengthen the Global COVID-19 Response
William Rosa, NP. RNNow – at the height of the pandemic – is the opportunity to translate our acknowledgment of nurses into real-time organizational and governmental support, increasing the potential for measurable and improved health outcomes in the face of COVID-19. Billy Rosa, PhD, MBE, NP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is an author, researcher, speaker, and nurse practitioner, discusses the recent call to action posted in the International Journal of Nursing Studies. The paper, on which he was joined by renowned Nurse Scientist Linda Aiken and others, calls for redesigning existing services and introducing new and innovative services that maximize the contribution made by nurses and midwives, enabling them to work at the top of their license.

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Dr. Jean Watson Discusses Caring Relationships During Desperate Times
Jean Watson, PHD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, (LL -AAN), founder of the Watson Caring Science Institute and developer of “Philosophy and Theory of Transpersonal Caring” or “Caring Science,” will offer insight on how to maintain transpersonal caring relationships, Caritas Presence, micro-practices for caring moments and more in the midst of the sometimes desperate situations caused by the pandemic.

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SPECIAL WEBINAR: PART II — A Discussion on Race, Inclusive Practices and Nursing
By popular demand, Ena Williams, MBA, MSM, BSN, RN, CENP, senior vice president and Chief Nursing Officer at Yale New Haven Hospital, returns to moderate a follow-up discussion on race and nursing. This special webinar is part two of our June 28 webinar, “A Discussion on Race, Inclusive Practices and Nursing.” Williams will once again be joined by Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of the American Nursing Association (ANA), and Martha A. Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE, president of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) and a new addition, Alana Cueto MSN, RN, CNL, president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN). The panelists will focus on questions raised during the first webinar, including what you can do to be part of the solution.

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The Why and How of Nurse Recognition During the Pandemic from the DAISY Foundation
Bonnie Barnes, FAAN, co-founder and CEO of The DAISY Foundation, is joined by her foundation peers to discuss why nurse recognition is so important today and how to make sure it happens, even in the midst of the pandemic. Innovative ideas from hospitals around the nation will be shared.

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Five Steps to Lead Your Nursing Team into the Future
mary headshot Final-2020The pandemic has challenged, strained and transformed healthcare at a rate never before experienced. Nurse leaders like you, while rapidly adapting to the new environment, are taking advantage of the opportunity to re-engineer healthcare for the future. Tipton Health Consultant, Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP, has designed a five-step process to help you lead your team into the future.

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SPECIAL WEBINAR: PART I — A Discussion on Race, Inclusive Practices and Nursing
Ena Williams, MBA, MSM, BSN, RN, CENP, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Yale New Haven Hospital, will moderate a powerful discussion on race and nursing with ANA President Dr. Ernest Grant, Phd, RN, FAAN, and Dr. Martha A. Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE President of the NBNA (National Black Nurses Association).

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Nursing Leadership’s Role in Emergency Response Planning: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Crisis
Courtney Vose, DNP, MBA, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, VP and CNO of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia/Allen will share the lessons she and her team learned during the first wave of the COVID-19 crisis, specifically dealing with emergency response planning. Courtney is also an ACN Clinical Instructor at the Columbia University School of Nursing.

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Driving Nursing Excellence and Maintaining Magnet Momentum in the Pandemic and the “New Normal”
A panel of nurse executives discussed how to drive nursing excellence and maintain Magnet momentum as we continue to deal with the pandemic (and resulting budget issues) and as we transform into the “new normal”. The panel featured Margarita De La Fuente, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Professional Practice and Magnet, Duke University Health System; Jeff Doucette, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals; and Deborah Piehl, Executive Director, Professional, Compliance and Nursing Programs Accreditation, University of Miami Health System.

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How Nurse Autonomy Helped Hospitals Manage the Crisis (and Will Help Build the New Normal)
Judi Hahn, Director of Professional Practice and Nursing Education at Yale New Haven Hospital, led this webinar session on how nurse autonomy and nursing professional governance was key to helping hospitals manage the COVID-19 crisis. She also touched on how autonomous nurses will help build the “new normal” of healthcare after the pandemic is behind us.

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Employee Communications Essentials in the “New Normal” Hospital Environment
While the COVID-19 crisis may be slowing down for nursing teams across the country, the sense of uncertainty for the future continues to be at the top of their minds. Erin DiGirolamo, MPH, senior manager of Internal Communications and Digital Workforce Strategy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Phil Ellingsworth Jr., strategic communications manager at Tipton Health Communications, discussed the best practices for keeping an open and consistent stream of communications with your nurses following the pandemic.

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Managing Nurse Expectations and Engagement During Layoffs or Furloughs
Nikki SumpterNikki Sumpter, senior vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer for Atlantic Health System, led a discussion about strategies nurse leaders can use when guiding their nursing teams through layoffs or furloughs. This is particularly relevant now as many hospitals across the country are struggling with balancing COVID preparedness with revenue losses from canceled/postponed elective procedures, etc.

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Leading from the Front Lines—Nurse Executives Discuss the Challenges of Managing the COVID Crisis
Hear firsthand from a panel of senior nurse executives from across the country who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. They gave insight into the leadership strategies they’ve relied on during this time and shared the challenges faced, lessons learned and adjustments made to continue pushing forward with nurses and patients in mind.

Panelists include: Jill Case-Wirth, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive at Wellstar Health; Brad Lukas, Chief Nursing Officer at Beaumont Grosse Pointe; Susan Knoepffler, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President for Nursing at Huntington Hospital; and Kimberly Guesman, Chief Nursing Officer at Beaumont Farmington Hills.

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S.O.S. Response: Solid Operational Strategies to Help Your Nurses Manage Traumatic Stress
Dr. Chrys ParkerMedical traumatologist Dr. Chrys Parker, Ed.D., J.D., ECA-LM, used an entertaining approach to explain the biology of traumatic stress and outline fast-track strategies for its effective management. Nurses are heroic caregivers but are also vulnerable to traumatic stressors and the toll which these take on operational and clinical effectiveness. Dr. Parker is a Fellow of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Certified in Illness (Medical) Trauma and Forensic Traumatology, the President of the American Board for Certification of Clinical Education and Training, as well as an Assistant Professor Adjunct at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

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Authentic and Extraordinary Leadership for Achieving Success
Kim Nagy, former Northwest Community Healthcare EVP and CNO, shared a unique experiential perspective on the role that authentic leadership, peer support and resiliency all play in achieving organizational imperatives. This session will help identify leadership characteristics and develop support systems that add value to your professional stories/experiences, enabling the nurse leader to achieve a higher level of resiliency and professional accomplishment.

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Making Time for “Self-Care Moments” For You and Your Nursing Team
mary headshot Final-2020Mary Del Guidice explained the key role of a leader in enculturating staff self-care and described methods to incorporate self-care into any situation at every level.

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Defining the Nurse Executive’s Critical Role in a Crisis
Former Texas Health Resources Executive Vice President and System Chief Nurse Executive Joan Clark, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, FAONL, provided an experiential perspective on the role of the nurse executive during a crisis – ensuring nursing’s safety and morale while promoting a safe environment for patient care. The discussion focused on coordinating operations to assure efficiency and effectiveness as well as coordinating staff education to safely provide care during evolving situations.

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Successfully Deploy Your Most Valuable Resource – Staffing Implications and Prioritization During Crisis
Vice President of Client Services and Chief Clinical Officer for MedPro Healthcare Staffing Rosemarie Aznavorian, DNP, RN, CCWP, CCRN-K, CENP, explained a successful approach to rapid assessment of available staffing resources and focus on optimizing internal staffing and considerations for staffing deployment. Leveraging supplemental staffing partners and affiliate providers was also covered.

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The Nurse Leaders’ Crisis Toolkit – Strategies and Tactics to Lead Through a Crisis
mary headshot Final-2020Led by former Pennsylvania Hospital CNO Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP, this session will help you develop a strategic approach for leading through a crisis. It includes communication and visibility strategies that engender transparency, strength, resilience, empathy and empowerment. A nursing leader’s toolkit will be available for attendees.

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