Nursing Leadership in Florida

Here is an example of exemplary nursing leadership the Florida Action Coalition is working  on as part of our SIP grant.

Donna Cassarino Nurse Leadership

"I am a practicing nurse practitioner but I also serve on the executive board for the hospital owned large provider group that employs me. It consists of myself and 4 or 5 physicians along with two others from the hospital administration. The board makes the decisions that drive the strategic planning, financial planning etc for the group."

~ Doreen Cassarino, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, DNPc Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, President. Contact Info:




As the Florida Action Coalition gets ready to launch its Leadership survey...this is an excellent example of the type of leadership we are hoping to advance.

by Ann-Lynn Denker | July 17, 2013

Tags: leadership, florida

Eileene Shake

Doreen, You are an excellent example of a nursing leader. You are truly an inspiration to other nurse leaders who aspire to have a seat on a hospital executive board where they can influence decisions that drive strategic planning and financial planning. These decisions impact the quality of care that patients receive and the patient's outcomes. As a nurse leader I commend you for your willingness to step up to the plate and be a leader that influences decisons that impact patient outcomes. Ann thank you for sharing this wonderful story on the CCNA website about a great nursing leader.
Posted on: August 20, 2013, 9:29 am


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