May 2021
Welcome Amber Orton, MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC!
Creative Health Care Management (CHCM) is pleased to welcome Amber Orton to our Cultures of Excellence team. “I am so excited to have Amber join us,” said Gen Guanci, CHCM consultant and Cultures of Excellence team lead. “Amber brings a wealth of knowledge and lived experience with her deep understanding of data, attention to detail, passion for creating a culture of excellence, and her ability to motivate others to bring out their best.”

Succession Planning for Shared Governance Council Members
Shared governance councils are often challenged with recruiting new members to replace council members who are due to rotate off the council. As a result, councils may find it difficult to adhere to established term limits or maintain appropriate representation. Implementing proactive succession planning activities can help councils at both the unit and organization level identify and prepare staff for future council roles.

WEBINAR: Fostering Innovation in Nursing
June 11, 2021 - 12 PM Central
Nurses are at the forefront of today’s rapidly evolving, complex care environment and are uniquely positioned to influence change and drive transformation. Natural problem solvers, nurses think quick on their feet and have developed numerous creative solutions to overcome challenges such as new products, technology, and processes. Cultivating a culture of creativity and innovation, where new ideas are encouraged and embraced, is crucial to drive the transformation of nursing practice, patient care and the practice environment. Join Amber Orton for strategies and ideas to foster innovation in your organization.

Excellence Exchange
Q: What is the leader’s role in supporting shared governance councils? 

A: A well-enculturated shared governance model requires continuous evaluation, support, and improvement. Both leaders and staff serve distinct and important roles in this process to ensure the success of shared governance.

The leader’s role is to set and communicate clear guidelines around council decisions (Responsibility, Authority, and Accountability), coach and mentor council members, and foster a culture of accountability. Leaders help councils function effectively without taking charge. 

2nd Annual Journey to Excellence Virtual Conference September 15-16, 2021

At this event, you will learn practical tools, strategies and actions that you and your team can use to further your commitment and continuous journey to a culture of excellence in health care. Conference sessions include topics related to Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® designations, transition to practice/onboarding, shared governance, leadership, nursing research, mentoring, succession planning, and maintaining a culture of excellence.

Full agenda and registration coming soon! Early bird discount $250!

Call for abstracts due June 15, 2021 - Opportunity to share your work!
Solution Spotlight - Shared Governance
Are you looking for a way to strengthen shared governance in your organization? Has the pandemic derailed your council’s momentum? Is it difficult to pull groups of people together for educational sessions and workshops? Ask us about our Shared Governance Flipped Classroom Approach. It allows participants to work at their pace (with deadlines in place), then join a group live session with one of our consultants.

Client Success!
Please help us congratulate our colleagues at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. They received the coveted call and are Magnet® Designated with many exemplars bestowed by the ANCC. Congrats to this well deserving team of colleagues!

Congratulations to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. This team is now PTAP accredited by the ANCC for their residency program with new graduates! Well done colleagues at Blessing Hospital.
Summit to Build Compassion, Empathy, and Love Through Relationship-Based Care®
October 19-20, 2021 – Sacramento, CA
Spend a few days with us to rebuild, restore, and heal while engaging with a group of smart, compassionate caregivers. Our time together will include best practices with Relationship-Based Care, community building, innovation, and the invaluable experience of making yourself a priority.

This inspiring and transformative conference will be held in partnership with UC Davis Health.

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