Feb. 27-29, 2020  —  Dallas, Texas

A Maximum of 12.5 Contact Hours are Available!

To receive contact hours, participants must attend at least 80% of the activity, set up a learner profile in the Walden University learning management system, complete an evaluation and download the contact hour certificate.

What Happens at the Workshop?

Breakout sessions for every OO & SOE for Magnet® and every OO & EOP for Pathway to Excellence®

Learn practical strategies for success

A must for any CNO or MPD new to Magnet® or Pathway® Journeys

Mentoring opportunities for MPDs and writing teams

Location

The Hilton Anatole
2201 North Stemmons Fwy.
Dallas, TX 75207

Book your room online HERE

OR, call 1-800-774-1500

Registration & Reservation Includes

$20 food credit per person

Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres during Meet & Greet

Breakfast & lunch each day

Register Today!

You are entitled to a free consultation with your registration! Use the link in your Confrimation Email to sign up for a time while you’re at the workshop.

Meet Your Presenters

Gina Boring

Gina Boring

MSN, RN, NE-BC

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Kristin Whitehead

Kristin Whitehead

DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

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Mary Clarke

Mary Clarke

PhD, RN, NE-BC

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Marilyn Pearson Morales

Marilyn Pearson Morales

PhD, RN, RN-BC, FNP

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Holli Roberts

Holli Roberts

DNP, RN

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Theresa McGuire

Theresa McGuire

MSN, RN-BC

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Schedule Overview

Thursday, Feb. 27

Evening Meet & Greet

Friday, Feb. 28

Breakout Sessions

Saturday, Feb. 29

Program Pillars

Friday, Feb. 28

Time

Session

7:30am

Registration and Full Breakfast

Gather in Peacock Lounge; comprehensive agendas will be provided on-site.

8:00am

Introductions and Welcome

Gina Boring, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Kristin Whitehead, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Paul Ferrell, MBA, HealthLinx COO

8:15am

MAGNET

Organizational Overview

Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC

8:15am

PATHWAY

Organizational Overview

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN 
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

9:00am

MAGNET

Transformational Leadership

Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP

9:00am

PATHWAY

The Journey to Excellence:  Elements of Performance One Element at a Time, Part 1

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN 
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

10:15am

Break

10:30am

MAGNET

Structural Empowerment

Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC

10:30am

PATHWAY

The Journey to Excellence:  Elements of Performance One Element at a Time, Part 2

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN 
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

12:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm

MAGNET

Exemplary Professional Practice

Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP

1:00pm

PATHWAY

The Journey to Excellence:  Elements of Performance One Element at a Time, Part 3

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

2:30pm

Break

2:45pm

MAGNET

Exemplary Professional Practice

Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP

2:45pm

PATHWAY

The Journey to Excellence:  Elements of Performance One Element at a Time, Part 4

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

3:30pm

MAGNET

New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements

Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC

4:30pm

Closing Comments and Evaluation

Gina Boring, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Kristing Whitehead, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

Saturday, Feb. 29

Time

Session

7:30am

Magnet® & Pathway®

Gather in Lobby/designated breakfast area; comprehensive agendas will be provided on-site.

8:00am

Welcome

Gina Boring, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Kristin Whitehead, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

8:15am

MAGNET

From Writing and Editing through Submission Panel Discussion

ina Boring, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP
Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC

PATHWAY

Capturing The Journey: Writing to the Intent of the EOP

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN 
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

9:15am

MAGNET

Site Visit Planning and Hosting

Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP

PATHWAY

Final Destination: Survey Validation Preparation

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN 
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

10:15am

Break

10:30am

MAGNET

Nursing Research Requirements

Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC

PATHWAY

Destination Hot Spots and Hot Topics

Holli Roberts, DNP, RN
Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

11:30am

Lunch

12:30pm

The People on the Bus. Leading the Team: Role of the CNO, Program Director, Steering Committee, and Champions

Mary Clarke, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC
Holli Roberts, DNP, RN

1:30pm

Creating a Culture of Professional Practice through Shared-Decision Making

Marilyn Pearson Morales, PhD, RN-BC, FNP

2:30pm

Break

2:45pm

Demonstrating Excellence through Quality Indicators: Patient Outcomes, RN Satisfaction, Patient Satisfaction

Theresa McGuire, MSN, RN-BC

3:30pm

Closing Comments and Evaluation

Gina Boring, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Kristing Whitehead, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

Bring your manual with you, no materials will be provided

Register Today!

You are entitled to a free consultation with your registration! Use the link in your Confrimation Email to sign up for a time while you’re at the workshop.

Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of working professionals for 50 years. We have a proven track record in collaborating with health systems, hospitals, and nursing associations around the world. With 80+ degree programs, including our CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, Walden supports nurses looking to advance their education. Visit WaldenU.edu/Healthcare to learn more.

This session is jointly provided by Walden University and HealthLinx. The planners and presenters of this nursing continuing professional development activity disclose that there are no relevant financial relationships (those held by the planner or significant other, currently or within the last 12 months) with commercial interests.

Walden University is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. 

Planning Committee

Gina Boring

Gina Boring

MSN, RN, NE-BC

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Kristin Whitehead

Kristin Whitehead

DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

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Theresa McGuire

Theresa McGuire

MSN, RN-BC

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Mary Clarke

Mary Clarke

PhD, RN, NE-BC

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Adam Hritzak

Adam Hritzak

Marketing Director

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Cory Mitan

Cory Mitan

Designer

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Cheryl Christ-Libertin

Cheryl Christ-Libertin

DNP, CPNP-PC, RN-BC, NE-BC

Tomekia Luckett

Tomekia Luckett

PhD, RN

George Zangaro

George Zangaro

PhD, RN, FAAN

Jolynn Howell

Jolynn Howell

Territory Manager

Thomas O'Shea

Thomas O'Shea