Leading with Science

Author(s): Timothy Parker, Heather Pena

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Nov 15, 2026

Topics: Leadership

Role: Manager, Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Nursing leaders are uniquely positioned to impact healthcare via nurse retention and patient outcomes. Join this foundational session to review key financial concepts, human resource management principles and the impact of strategic management within your unit. This is an opportunity for frontline nurses and nursing leaders to learn about the impact of the science of nursing leadership and promote effective leadership practices.


  • Identify strategies for human resource management including staffing needs, selection and training.
  • Summarize foundational concepts for financial management, including budgets and creating a business case.
  • Describe components of strategic management through facilitating change and supporting a culture of innovation.

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 1.00 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.