Stephanie Davis, MSHA, RN, CNOR
Vice President of Surgical Services
Hospital Corporation of America
In her session, Davis will explore the basic concepts of leadership and how to differentiate between leadership and management. Davis will instruct participants in how to utilize productivity methods and forecasting. Participants will also learn how to manage resources and implement cost containment strategies. They will also develop a personal model of leadership that they can implement in their organization. Finally, Davis will facilitate a discussion on the change process.
The purpose of this continuing education activity is to review current approaches in the development of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies needed for effective leadership. The activity explores characteristics of self and relationships in the practice setting; the basic concepts of leadership, including leadership styles and principles; and the related aspects of emotional intelligence, self-leadership, and succession planning.
Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:
- Explore basic concepts of leadership.
- Differentiate between leadership and management.
- Discuss ways to become a more effective leader.
About the speaker:
Davis serves as the Vice President of Surgical Services for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the largest non-governmental hospital corporation in the United States, which is located in Nashville, Tennessee. In her role, Stephanie leads the surgical service line and helps to establish operational agendas. Davis received her undergraduate degrees from Youngstown State University in Ohio and her Master of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Davis has been a periOperative nurse for 30 years, with roles ranging from staff nurse to the Director of Surgical Services. She has been a nationally certified periOperative nurse for the past 25 years. She has split her career equally between the Ambulatory Surgery arena and the acute hospital venue.
Davis serves on the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Board of Directors. She is a Past President of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, a member of the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses, and the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, and the Tennessee Hospital Association. Davis has served on the AORN taskforce for the Environment of Care and serves on the OR Manager Advisory Board. She has presented at many national conferences including AORN Congress, OR Manager, NAON, and the UnSummit.