Join your fellow nurses for a morning of inspiration, connection, and learning, and celebrate the first conference of your local professional association of registered nurses.
Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
2 contact hours | CEU completion certificate and handouts provided
Free for NWRNA and WSNA members!
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
If you need assistance logging into the conference, please text Chris Crosser at 360-920-7283.
Enjoy three diverse presentations to enhance your career aspirations, your well-being, and your connection in your community:
- “Setting Your Leadership Intention: A Strategic Path to Professional and Personal Fulfillment” with Gladys M. Campbell, RN, MSN, NC-BC, FAAN
- “Thriving in the North Sound: Opportunities to Advance Wellbeing and Health Equity Across the Region” with Alicia Benish of North Sound ACH
- “Introduction to Mindfulness” with Tim Burnett of Mindfulness Northwest
Importantly, you’ll connect with your friends and colleagues during this interactive, community-focused event.
NWRNA is proud to represent nurses in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties. Join us to honor the work we do and support each other in our critical role in the health care community.
“Setting Your Leadership Intention: A Strategic Path to Professional and Personal Fulfillment” with Gladys M. Campbell, RN, MSN, NC-BC, FAAN
As nurses and as humans, the challenge to all of us is to claim our purpose—the source of our joy—and to strategically follow that purpose to gain a sense of fulfillment.
Nurses by their nature tend to be altruistic helpers, people who want to do good works. The ability for any clinician to “know” their patients has been significantly altered by the squeeze on relationship-based care due to productivity drivers, significantly reduced inpatient length of stay, and time restrictions on outpatient visits. A lack of relationship with patients, families, and our own coworkers is a studied source of dissatisfaction for both physicians and nurses.
Together we will explore our ability to find the strategic path to both professional success and personal fulfillment by addressing:
- Can productivity and financially driven models of care delivery be challenged or altered?
- Can both nurses and physicians, working together, reclaim their commitment to caring?
- Will acute care delivery devolve into disarticulated and mechanistic tasks, or is there room for a resurgence of holism and health as the health care system continues to transform?
- Do we are nurses have the power to influence the direction of care delivery?
Gladys M. Campbell, RN, MSN, NC-BC, FAAN, is the principle and leader of Campbell Coaching and Consulting, focused on advancing leadership skills and outcomes in today’s complex healthcare arena. Beginning as an acute care clinician, Gladys has held a variety of progressively complex leadership and executive roles within health care and has also served on a number of nonprofit boards. She works with individuals at all leadership levels, and with organizations, to assist clinicians and health care leaders to optimize their leadership skills, advance their personal resiliency, build strong and effective teams, manage conflict, and optimize effectiveness and the achievement of outcomes.
“Thriving in the North Sound: Opportunities to Advance Wellbeing and Health Equity Across the Region” with Alicia Benish of North Sound Accountable Community of Health
As part of Washington State’s Medicaid Transformation Project, the North Sound Accountable Community of Health brought 60 clinical and community-based partners together with the aim of tackling the region’s most pressing health issues. In this interactive session, we’ll discuss some of the lessons learned from our ACH partnerships and the pivotal moves we can take to expand beyond the Medicaid Transformation Project to advance equitable well-being for all North Sound residents.
Alicia Benish is the Community Impact Director for North Sound Accountable Community of Health. ACH is a nonprofit organization that leads the region’s movement for a sustainable and equitable health agenda. We provide an independent voice, strategically convene partners around common goals and collective action, and place information into the hands of practitioners and communities.
Introduction to Mindfulness
Tim Burnett has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) since 2010, and practicing meditation since 1986. In 2011, he founded Mindfulness Northwest as a way to offer the benefits of mindfulness meditation and practices to the greater Pacific Northwest. Since then Tim and MNW have taught for community and medical clients including Kaiser Permanente, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the UW School of Medicine.
Your work is important, and these are difficult times. Stress is a natural result of caring deeply. Sometimes, however, it can feel like we’re out of balance. Mindfulness can mitigate stress and burnout while helping us live richer, more fulfilling lives. Leave this hands-on workshop with a better understanding of the research behind this practice, and some simple tools for use at work and home.