Nurse Executive Leadership Seminars

Innovative Programs for Perioperative Leaders

The Nurse Executive Leadership seminars are innovative programs designed to help develop perioperative leaders. Walk away with new ideas, fresh perspectives and best practices you can apply in your own facility. Network with peers and gain skills that empower you to make a difference as a leader.

Perioperative nurse executives are encouraged to bring interdisciplinary colleagues (eg, administrators, department directors, surgeons, anesthesia providers) as you will be given strategies and tools to develop a collaborative action plan for your specific situation that can be implemented within the first 90 days after attendance.

What Are You Doing to Protect Your Nurses?

In all surgical practice settings, incivility and/or bullying are serious workplace concerns. The Fall 2016 seminar topic is "Bringing Shadow Behavior into the Light of Day: Understanding and Addressing Incivility and Bullying Behavior." All the details you need to know about the seminar and registration are included below.

Bringing Shadow Behavior into the Light of Day

Understanding and Addressing Incivility and Bullying Behavior

Incivility reflects poorly on any workplace, as the connection between civility, patient care, and workplace safety cannot be underestimated.

Bullying remains a leading contributing factor in:

  • Workplace related illness
  • Increased signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue
  • Poor staff morale/engagement
  • Injury and staff retention

What Will Participants Learn?

Upon completion of this seminar, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss state level legislation and initiatives intended to reduce workplace violence.
  2. Demonstrate a greater understanding of why bullying occurs.
  3. Describe the subtle distinctions between incivility and bullying behavior.
  4. Heighten the awareness of a high degree of emotional intelligence in the workplace.
  5. Create awareness and insight into the personality of a bully.
  6. Discuss the collaboration needed between leadership, labor and human resources to create a zero tolerance for bullying culture.
  7. Discuss an approach to managing incivility and bullying based in emotional intelligence.
  8. Discuss the importance of mindfulness in increasing your ability to self-manage.

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Danielle Glover, MPA

Manager, Legal and Government Affairs
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Denver, Colorado

Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC

President/Chief Executive Officer
MFW Consultants
Flushing, New York

Fall 2016 NELS sponsors

Sponsor Resources

Seminar Locations and Dates

Cincinnati, OH

Thursday, September 15

Seattle, WA

Tuesday, September 27

Cleveland, OH

Thursday, October 13

Dallas, TX

Tuesday, October 25

Atlanta, GA

Thursday, October 27

Anaheim, CA

Saturday, September 17

New York, NY

Saturday, October 1

Tampa, FL

Saturday, October 22

Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, November 10

Chicago, IL

Saturday, November 12

Price: $75

The Nurse Executive Leadership seminars, and the content presented, were developed for nurse executives who work full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgical center. These specific seminars are limiting attendance to executives and their supporting managers (SPD Manager, Cath Lab Manager, Material Managers). If you have any questions, please call our Customer Experience department at 800-755-2676. Registration fees are non-refundable.