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Webinar Addresses Service of Excellence


 
 
 

The OR Today Webinar Series continues to grow as it provides insights regarding the challenges and decisions perioperative leaders must make in today’s health care environment.

 

Cheryl Nance, Ph.D., MN, BSN, RN, principal of Dean Associates, presented the most recent webinar. In her presentation “Harnessing Your Vision,” Nance brought clinical practice and research together to explore the creation of a service of excellence with engaged staff. She reviewed culture, competing values and change research. She addressed how to apply these principles to build a vision for organizational effectiveness. She also offered tools to support the creation of a strong and effective vision for your department.

 

Nance has 40-plus years of progressive leadership experience for a variety of not-for-profit, single and multi-hospital and faith-based health care systems. She is recognized for her expertise in performance improvement, leadership development and coaching, culture transformation, and organizational effectiveness.

 

Attendees completed an online survey following the webinar and described the OR Today Webinar Series as “great resources/tools in advancing knowledge and skills as a nurse manager for my unit” and “always interesting and current.”

 

For more information about the webinar series, including recording of previous webinars and a schedule of upcoming presentations, visit ORToday.com and click on the “Webinars” tab.

 

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