AORN Virtual Town Hall and Special Membership Meeting: February 23, 2016

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar

This full-day program, specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery, will provide you with education on key financial concepts that is necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

The seminar provides real world examples, case studies,  and proven techniques to become a stronger leader. Below is an example of the 2015 Emerging Leaders seminar focused on budgeting issues for OR departments.  

We’re working out all of the details for the 2016 seminar topic so visit frequently to learn the most up-to-date information.


Learn the Language of Finance

Nurse leaders control the largest part of a hospital labor budget, and in some cases the largest part of the overall budget. Overseeing this responsibility can mean the difference between an organization’s financial stability and turmoil. This full-day program will provide nurse leaders education on key financial concepts necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain measurements used by organizations to demonstrate financial health.
  • List and explain the process for justification of capital equipment
  • Identify causes for variation in budgeted versus actual spending
  • Calculate FTE need, including staffing mix and benefit time relief

Program Agenda

7:00am  Registrations & Continental Breakfast
7:45am  Welcome and Introductions
8:00am  Function of Budget Measurement of Finance
8:30am  Budgeting for Capital Equipment
9:30am  Budgeting for Supplies
10:30am  Break
10:40am  The Staffing Budget
11:40am  Lunch provided
12:40 pm  The Staffing Budget
1:40 pm  The Staffing Budget
2:40 pm  Break
2:50 pm  Connecting Business and Safety
3:50 pm  Closing comments
4:00 pm  Adjourn


The Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar is specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery setting Due to limited seating, all registrations will be evaluated and if the class is at capacity  those registered who are not employed full-time at a facility (i.e., consultants, etc.) will be notified and will not be able to attend.

"I learned more in ONE day than I did taking two finance classes for my master's program."

"Information is pertinent to today's OR arena, great networking and education."

"Finances cannot only be learned, but my staff and I could actually have fun with it!"

Price: $45

The registration fee for this event is non-refundable