Starting Now: Governance Leadership Competencies from the Bedside to the Boardroom

Author(s): Dave Hanson, Caryl Goodyear

Contact Hours 2.00

CERP C 2.00

Expires Nov 15, 2026

Topics: Career Development, Leadership

Role: Manager, Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $20.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Join two AACN past presidents in this interactive session. Participants describe their own leadership strengths, gain knowledge of consensus building, describe the activities associated with global thinking and visioning, discuss effective messaging and gain insights into their own leadership path. In addition, participants gain a solid understanding of the leadership competencies necessary to be successful at the bedside as well as in the boardroom.


  • Analyze your personal leadership strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Discuss important strategies for optimizing your contribution to patient care and the healthcare environment.
  • Identify the leadership competencies required to transition from the bedside to the boardroom.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

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


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 2.00 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content will be identified by the Nurse Planner within the activity. Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content has been mitigated.

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.

Refund Policy

Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.