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Take Your Leadership to the Next Level: ANA’s Workshop for Experienced Nurse Leaders – Virtual (June 12 – 15, 2023)

Rhonda Foster, EdD, MPH, MS, RN, NEA-BC, Ashley A. Kellish, DNP, RN, CCNS, NEA-BC

Regular Price: $1,049.00
Event Date: June 12-15, 2023 Event Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Course & CNE Credit Expiration: 09/13/2023
12 Contact Hours
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Join your fellow experienced nurse leaders to increase your know-how and skills to successfully navigate complex healthcare environments.

Virtual Session Day 1: Monday, June 12, 2023; 1 pm – 5 pm ET
Virtual Session Day 2: Tuesday, June 13, 2023; 1 pm – 5 pm ET
Virtual Session Day 3: Wednesday, June 14, 2023; 1 pm – 5 pm ET
Virtual Session Day 4: Thursday, June 15, 2023; 1 pm – 5 pm ET

*Registration closes June 9, 2023


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Nurse leaders like you work in a constantly changing healthcare environment. You need to lead differently to motivate a diverse workforce, engage their patient populations, and thrive in a value-based reimbursement system – now while coping with the pandemic’s impacts. This workshop aligns with Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® goals and is designed to help you move your leadership to the next level. Key areas of focus during the workshop include:

  • Discussing the changing role of nurse leaders
  • Bridging communication gaps with a diverse workforce
  • Leading teams to higher levels of performance
  • Fostering work cultures that promote excellence
  • Improving your organization’s bottom line
  • Driving organizational change and innovation
  • Using strategic insight to plan for an uncertain future

Experienced nurse managers, directors, supervisors, and those in similar leadership roles would benefit from this workshop.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Identify ways to lead and motivate a diverse workforce, engage patient populations, and thrive in a value-based reimbursement system
  • Discuss effective ways nurse leaders communicate and lead high performing teams
  • Differentiate critical success factors in a value-based environment
  • Evaluate effective labor and supply management, budgeting processes, and financial reporting

Presented by

Workshop Rhonda Foster, EdD, MPH, MS, RN, NEA-BC


Energetic, visionary, authentic and insightful, Rhonda Foster is a published and highly sought-after hospital consultant with a penchant for driving change, quality and organizational improvement. Her consultation experience has allowed her to provide expertise in the United States in community hospitals, academic medical centers, and systems, as well as to organizations in Brazil, Abu Dhabi and Qatar.

In addition to being a consultant, Foster has a wealth of nursing administration and leadership experience, having served as vice president for clinical services and CNO for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, interim senior vice president and chief nursing and patient care services officer at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif.; interim CNO with St. Joseph Health—Sonoma County in Petaluma, Calif.; vice president of patient care services and CNO at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit; and assistant vice president of Women & Children’s Services at Mercy Health—St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

She has earned a doctorate in education from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Public Health degree from the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health, a Master of Science degree in nursing administration from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Toledo, where she was celebrated as the Outstanding Alumnus in Nursing. In addition, Foster was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a 2021 Women of Influence in Healthcare. She also holds numerous certifications and board appointments and has authored more than a dozen publications on nursing, leadership, and quality improvement.

Ashley A. Kellish


Exuberant, abundant, and focused on thoughtful delivery of educational content, Ashley A. Kellish is a dedicated academic and clinical practitioner dedicated to the future of nurses in healthcare. Her experience has allowed her to provide mentorship to over 20 DNP and MSN candidates through University North Carolina Medical School of Chapel Hill, NC. She is a sought-after consultant with a propensity for implementing change and improving healthcare systems.

In addition to being a consultant, Kellish has an abundance of academic and nursing administration experience as a Faculty Development Educator for Boston Children’s Hospital, Nurse Manager at UNC Healthcare: NC Children’s Hospital; Adjunct Faculty at Georgetown University Graduate School of Nursing; Instructor at Simmons College; Clinical Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing and now serves as the Director of the Center of Nursing Excellence at UNC Medical Center. She has formally presented and led workshops throughout the United States and globally on continuing education and shifting protocols.

She earned her DNP from Duke University, an MSN from Georgetown University, where she was awarded Performance Improvement Nurse of the Year and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA. She is a board certified Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist. In addition, Kellish was honored by UNC in 2022 as a member of the third cohort of Anne Belcher Interprofessional Faculty Scholars. She also holds many certifications and has authored publications on nursing, systems and practices.

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June 12-15, 2023 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Use of these or any other course(s)/material(s) does not imply eligibility for certification or successful performance on any certification exam, nor is it a requirement to qualify for individual certification.

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

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17219.


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