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Nursing Catalyst

Strategic Workforce Guidance for Chief Nursing Officers

Academy Nursing Catalyst surfaces and analyzes staffing model, technological, and operational innovations to transform how clinical work gets done. Designed specifically for nursing executives, this program provides a menu of ROI-driven options – leveraging learnings and distributing risk across the collective membership.

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Program Overview
Staffing Model Innovations

Staffing model issue briefs, exploring care team redesign questions and highlighting profiles of skill- and staff-mix changes, innovative org structures, and new methods to leverage non-nursing support staff.

Disruptive Technology Profiles

Strategy overviews of key tech innovation terrains, with in-depth profiles of early adopters, investment decision matrices, and implementation learnings.

Nurse Leader Idea Labs

Cross-health system innovation sprints for high-performing nurse leaders, sourcing solutions to common, frontline operational challenges.

Nurse Manager Idea Labs

Experience Overview
  • 9-month national program for high performing nurse managers from leading health systems
  • Innovative-thinking workshops to develop solutions to common, frontline operational challenges
  • Detailed summaries of recommendations synthesized and circulated to participants & CNOs
Participant Benefits
  • Practice critical- and creative-thinking strategies
  • Develop action-oriented & nurse-centered solutions to unit related challenges
  • Build relationships with a national network of nurse manager peers
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