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Leading Healthcare Teams in Turbulent Times

Months into COVID-19, negativity and stress have permeated healthcare staff as they try to cope with, work redeployments, and concerns about personal safety. Leaders are charged with motivating, reuniting, and engaging their teams – but how?

Bring your department leaders and join us for this highly interactive, half-day, virtual workshop, where you will learn actionable strategies to balance being supportive while combatting poor attitudes, incivility, and burnout. Leave with several ready-to-use tools to guide your coaching approaches and conversations; survey your team on psychological safety; and foster teamwork and resilience.

 Choose Your Day
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
3:00pm – 7:00pm ET
Saturday, November 7, 2020
10:00am – 2:00pm ET

This seminar is intended for healthcare leaders working in a patient care facility. Registration is not open to consultants and industry representatives.

Team Registration Bundle

Register with your leader colleagues and other aspiring leaders as a team of 3 or more to receive a discount of over 45% off the non-member individual registration price – just $45 per person.


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Leader Membership Benefits

Leader Members can attend a Virtual Nurse Leadership Seminar event for free with your leader membership benefits. Register at My AORN.

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Seminar Objectives

Participants will join live group discussions and case study exercises to:

  • Understand the obstacles in today’s healthcare environment that make teamwork more challenging, conflict more prevalent and communication more difficult.
  • Identify leadership approaches to improve team communication, navigate team conflicts, and reduce the level of incivility and bullying.
  • Determine strategies that promote team resilience and build more engaged work teams.
  • Apply best practices in team leadership to a perioperative case study.
  • Attendees will leave with a toolkit containing conversation guides, resiliency coaching questions, tips on managing psychological safety, and more.


Rose Sherman

Following a highly successful AORN Spring virtual seminar series, nationally known coach and author Dr. Rose Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN returns to present the Fall seminars. Rose is a Gallup certified strength coach and author of "The Nurse Leader Coach - Become the Boss No One Wants to Leave". She's a professor of nursing administration and financial leadership and Editor in Chief of Nurse Leader.


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Who Should Attend?

Department Leaders from Perioperative, SPD, OB C-Section, and Procedural Areas and their Interprofessional Teams


  • Facility Executives
  • Directors
  • Decision Makers
  • Emerging Leaders

This seminar is intended for healthcare leaders working in a patient care facility. Registration is not open to consultants and industry representatives.

AORN would like to thank our 2020 Fall Nurse Leadership Seminar Sponsors.

BD Ruby SponsorAORN Foundation Sponsor

Virtual Nurse Leader Education