Power at the Podium: Facilitating Effectively with Creativity and Proven Techniques

Author(s): Vollman Kathleen M

Contact Hours 1.10

CERP C 1.10

Expires Dec 31, 2025

Topics: Career Development, Communication

Role: APRN, Staff, Educator

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Using our voices to express our convictions, share knowledge, influence change or advocate for patients or families gives us power as individuals and as a profession which is something we need now more than ever. This intermediate session develops your ability to influence one person or 300 with effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills through demonstration and live examples. Be the voice for transformation. Create power at the podium.


  • Outline strategies for using your voice to facilitate learning in small or large groups to effect change.
  • Determine techniques for constructing your message and use of nonverbal tools to enhance engagement and learning.
  • Examine key planning techniques to improve overall effectiveness in your ability to share knowledge and influence with facilitation.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.10 contact hours.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

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Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.