AACN Nurse Manager Priorities Conference

Nurse leaders are in a unique position to impact a hospital’s overall success while improving patient care and quality. Leading at the highest level takes exceptional preparation and a commitment to continued learning.

The third annual American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Nurse Manager Priorities offers a dynamic program to help you address the complexities of leading in an ever-changing healthcare environment.

Forward-thinking leaders in nursing management will share focused content on a nurse manager’s three critical responsibilities—managing the business, managing people and managing yourself.

The conference includes 18 concurrent sessions and a flexible program that accommodates individualized learning plans for a wide range of nurse manager roles and experience:

  • Assess your skills with the online AACN Nurse Manager Skills Inventory.
  • Learn new strategies to improve patient satisfaction to impact healthcare funding and improve your hospital’s financial health.
  • Widen your range of communication styles to expand your influence and improve collaboration with team members and fellow leaders.
  • Develop new skills to successfully introduce programs or processes to senior managers by managing up.
  • Achieve shared outcomes with your team by effectively using meaningful recognition and acknowledgement.
  • Share knowledge with your colleagues through opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, networking and support, specifically tailored for the nurse leader.

 Hot topics in this year’s program include:

  • Empowering Your Staff to Lead
  • Using the Influencer Model to Solve Profound, Persistent, Resistant Problems
  • Using Clinical Data
  • Budgeting Skills for Nurse Managers
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Patient Safety
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