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Nurse Executive Leadership Seminars

The Nurse Executive Leadership seminars are innovative programs designed to help develop perioperative leaders. Walk away with new ideas, fresh perspectives and best practices you can apply in your own facility. Network with peers and gain skills that empower you to make a difference as a leader.

To provide an example of the high-level topics the Nurse Executive Leadership seminars address, below is the topic from the Spring 2016 seminar.

Stop the Madness: Optimize Your Preference Cards Once and For All

Nurse Executive Leadership seminars offer attendees great opportunities to network and collaborate with their peers. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts, perioperative colleagues, and industry partners to discuss current issues and best practices pertaining to preference card policy and process improvements.


  • Identify healthcare policy and legislative issues affecting perioperative nursing.
  • Determine operational issues and inefficiencies in the daily functions and workflow of the preference card process.
  • Discuss strategies for preference card reviews and ways to standardize processes to improve OR efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Identify how process improvement projects can be used to improve structure, workflow, collaboration and overall staff and physician satisfaction.
  • Construct methods to implement and sustain improvements.

This workshop will give perioperative nurse executives new ideas and resources to improve processes, resulting in:

  • Standardization of processes
  • Increased efficiencies in workflow
  • Controlled inventory costs
  • Strategies to strengthen the collaboration and communications between the OR staff and physicians
  • Improved quality of patient care

Primary Focus Areas

  • Healthcare policy and legislative issues impacting perioperative nursing
  • Cost savings that can be achieved
  • Management and maintenance of charge capture
  • Drivers (eg, procedure data integrity, scheduling, engagement) that impact preference cards
  • Variables that adversely affect effective maintenance of preference cards
  • Importance of preference card standardization
  • Identifying key stakeholders for success
  • Development and implementation of a process improvement plan with accountability to achieve financial success

To maximize your experience and achieve the highest level of satisfaction you are strongly encouraged to bring peers:

  • SPD Director
  • Materials Director
  • Cath Lab Director, etc.

Participants are encouraged to bring their existing preference cards to work on during table discussions and small group activities.You will use methods and tools discussed in the morning to respond to your facility’s challenges. Afternoon activities will focus on developing an action plan to implement a process improvement plan specific to your facility.

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Dates and Locations

NOTE: All events will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, 5/7 San Francisco, CA PARC 55 San Francisco
A Hilton Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Beth Bozzelli, MBA, RN
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Tuesday, 5/10 Cincinnati, OH Ethicon Surgical Institute
4545 Creek Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Treena Dockery, MT, MBA/HCM, CLM
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Thursday, 5/12 Philadelphia, PA DoubleTree by Hilton
Philadelphia Center City
237 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Treena Dockery, MT, MBA/HCM, CLM
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Saturday, 5/14 Chicago, IL Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites
8500 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631
Beth Bozzelli, MBA, RN
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Saturday, 5/21 Atlanta, GA Renaissance Atlanta
Waverly Hotel & Convention Ctr
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
Beth Bozzelli, MBA, RN
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Tuesday, 5/24 Cleveland, OH HIMSS Innovation Center
Global Center for Health Innovation 4th Floor
1st St. Claire Avenue NE
Cleveland, OH 44114
Treena Dockery, MT, MBA/HCM, CLM
Amy L. Hader, JD
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Thursday, 5/26 Austin, TX Hilton Austin
500 East 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Treena Dockery, MT, MBA/HCM, CLM
Danielle N. Glover, MPA
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Speaker Bios

Beth Bozzelli, MBA, RN
Director Surgical Services
Operations and Service Lines Group
Nashville, TN

Treena Dockery, MT, MBA/HCM, CLM
Project Manager
Perioperative Services
University of Colorado Health North Region
Fort Collins, CO

Danielle N. Glover, MPA
Legal & Government Affairs Associate
Government Affairs
Denver, CO

Amy L. Hader, JD
Director, Legal and Government Affairs
Government Affairs
Denver, CO

Sponsor Resources

Price: $75

The Nurse Executive Leadership seminars, and the content presented, was developed for nurse executives who work full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgical center. These specific seminars are limiting attendance to executives and their supporting managers (SPD Manager, Cath Lab Manager, Material Managers). If you have any questions, please call our Customer Experience department at 800-755-2676. Registration fees are non-refundable.