Dec 01, 2014
Campaign for Action 2014 National Summit
The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action was in Phoenix from Nov. 17—19 for the national meeting, Leadership and Legacy: The Future Is Now. There were several hundred attendees at the Campaign for Action 2014 National Summit, including nurses from every state and leaders in the fields of health care, business, and foundations, as well as joint events with Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) and PIN funders.
At the national meeting a new coalition of national nursing organizations was introduced and the Campaign introduced the winners of the Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award.
The Nurses on Boards Coalition is a group of national nursing organizations will work to increase nurses’ presence on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors throughout the country. The goal of the coalition is to put 10,000 nurses on boards by the year 2020.
Read about the Nurses on Boards Coalition.
In July 2014, the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action sought nominations for the Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award. The award was designed to:
- Recognize and elevate the next generation of breakthrough nurse leaders.
- Recognize awardees’ engagement in the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action‘s state Action Coalitions.
- Provide awardees with a world-class interprofessional leadership development experience.
- Identify and train Campaign for Action ambassadors.
Transforming Health Care Through Nurse Leadership
Nurses can help transform the nation’s health care system, create healthier communities, and build a Culture of Health. But what are the keys to becoming a nurse leader? From stepping outside of your comfort zone to finding a mentor, leaders from the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and the 2014 Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing share their advice.
Panel Discussion: Leading Change Through Board/Committee Appointments
In this video, panelists discuss how nurses can lead change through committee and board appointments.
Moderator: Sue Hassmiller, senior adviser for rursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; director, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action
- Sam Meckey, senior vice president, population health management, Optum Shared Services
- Terrie Sterling, chief operating officer, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
- Alexis Stiles, practice leader, Spencer Stuart Healthcare Services Practice.