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23mar2:00 pmEngagement: Harnessing organizational energy for transformational change

Event Details


Certification: Eligible for one (1) continuing education (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

The 60-minute webinar will feature David Taylor, MSN, RN, CNOR, Director of the CVOR at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Leading at the highest levels takes exceptional preparation and commitment. Today’s nurse leaders have the opportunity to impact many facets of today’s healthcare market. Leadership at all levels play an essential role in effective healthcare transformation. Hospital administrators and nursing leaders must understand the value of proactively managing the day-to-day operations and clinical activities to improve performance. By creating an environment that promotes safety, accountability and collaboration these leaders can mitigate failure and optimize innovation that improves the delivery of safe and effective care. The personal guidance of today’s nurse leaders is critical in the success of any change management initiative. In this presentation, attendees will learn how to address obstacles that prevent their departments from achieving high performance in clinical and financial outcomes. Additionally economic and strategic consideration as they relate to an ever-changing healthcare environment will be discussed.

During the presentation, participants will learn to:

  1. Understand how employee engagement impacts the delivery of exceptional care.
  2. Describe the important personal leadership qualities of today’s nurse leaders.
  3. Identify key issues nursing leaders must understand.
  4. Identify the key aspects of succession planning.

About the Presenter: David L. Taylor III, MSN, RN, CNOR, is the Director of the CVOR at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to his most recent role, he provided comprehensive clinical consulting services to a variety of clients nationally, including large teaching hospitals, level I trauma centers and community hospital systems. He has held a variety of leadership roles, including regional director, senior nurse consultant, administrative director, adjunct faculty at Loyola University in Chicago, NCLEX instructor and nurse educator.


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