Leadership at Every Level

Track: Pre-Conference Workshop

Session Number: PC3
Date: Wed, Apr 24th, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Not all nurses begin their careers with leadership in mind, yet many find themselves in leadership positions without formal training. As health care continues to grow in scope and complexity, nurses at all levels need strong leadership skills to ensure patients receive effective and safe care. The SPN Leadership Pre-Conference workshop will provide an opportunity for new and developing nurse leaders to develop and hone critical leadership skills. Participants will learn effective communication strategies for service recovery and conflict management, change management strategies, and project management skills including some tips on building a business case for your project.
Primary Presenter Bio: Stephanie Meyer, MSN, RN, FNP, NEA-BC is an accomplished nurse leader with over 20 years of experience in nursing and 15 in nursing leadership. Stephanie is currently the Senior Director of Perioperative Services at Children’s Mercy Hospital, overseeing over 500 staff members. Stephanie has presented nationally on the implementation of lean methods in surgical services as well as on leadership topics such as accountability, communication and emotional intelligence.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital
Presenter 2 Institution: Children’s Community Pediatrics
Presenter 2 Bio: Jen is the Senior Director of Clinical Operations for one of the largest pediatric outpatient corporations located in western Pennsylvania where she is responsible for clinical programs, including Afterhours Triage, embedded dietitians, quality and patient safety, Informatics nurses, clinical teams and the Primary Care Medical Home initiative. Jen is also responsible for implementing an outpatient care coordination program to 47 offices that provide for the maintenance of health of over 250,000 children. Jen has been employed in pediatrics for over 29 years in a variety of roles including Clinical Director, Service Line Administrator, and Patient Move Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she organized the May 2009 patient move from their old location to their current location. In May of 2018 she graduated from Duquesne University with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a focus on reducing unplanned care in the pediatric asthma patient. Jen holds a Master of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University.
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Not all nurses begin their careers with leadership in mind, yet many find themselves in leadership positions without formal training. As health care continues to grow in scope and complexity, nurses at all levels need strong leadership skills to ensure patients receive effective and safe care. The SPN Leadership Pre-Conference workshop will provide an opportunity for new and developing nurse leaders to develop and hone critical leadership skills. Participants will learn effective communication strategies for service recovery and conflict management, change management strategies, and project management skills including some tips on building a business case for your project.
Primary Presenter Bio: Stephanie Meyer, MSN, RN, FNP, NEA-BC is an accomplished nurse leader with over 20 years of experience in nursing and 15 in nursing leadership. Stephanie is currently the Senior Director of Perioperative Services at Children’s Mercy Hospital, overseeing over 500 staff members. Stephanie has presented nationally on the implementation of lean methods in surgical services as well as on leadership topics such as accountability, communication and emotional intelligence.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital
Presenter 2 Institution: Children’s Community Pediatrics
Presenter 2 Bio: Jen is the Senior Director of Clinical Operations for one of the largest pediatric outpatient corporations located in western Pennsylvania where she is responsible for clinical programs, including Afterhours Triage, embedded dietitians, quality and patient safety, Informatics nurses, clinical teams and the Primary Care Medical Home initiative. Jen is also responsible for implementing an outpatient care coordination program to 47 offices that provide for the maintenance of health of over 250,000 children. Jen has been employed in pediatrics for over 29 years in a variety of roles including Clinical Director, Service Line Administrator, and Patient Move Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she organized the May 2009 patient move from their old location to their current location. In May of 2018 she graduated from Duquesne University with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a focus on reducing unplanned care in the pediatric asthma patient. Jen holds a Master of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University.