Tools for Nursing Leadership: Bedside to Boardroom

Bozeman, MT – April 13-14, 2012
2012 STTI-CAHN Leadership Conference Flyer & Registration 

CAHN Call for Nominations

MT CAHN Gala Flyer_ex

Sponsored by:
Zeta Upsilon-at-Large-Chapter STTI
Montana Nurses Association
MT Action Coalition for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action

The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is a world-class museum located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Bozeman, Montana. Known for its vast collection of dinosaur fossils, the Museum houses some of the most famous dinosaur specimens in the world, including Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.

The Museum is located at 600 West Kagy Blvd, just south of the MSU Campus.

Special Museum of the Rockies exhibit tour tickets are available for conference attendees Friday afternoon from 3-5 pm.

Mark your registration form to attend this special event, and then join us from 5-7 PM for a Gala Reception to launch the Center to Advance Health through Nursing and honor the recipients of the new Leading Change—Advancing Health Awards presented by Dr. Susan Hassmiller. This event will be hosted by the MSU College of Nursing in the lower level of the Museum.

This activity has been submitted for approval by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Conference Agenda

Friday, April 13, 2012

  • 3-5 PM: Museum of the Rockies Tour – Ticket required
  • 5 PM: Conference Registration Open
  • 5-7 PM: Gala Reception Lower Level of the Museum of the Rockies – Ticket required.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

All sessions will be held at the MSU SUB Rooms 233/235. Parking available just south of the SUB

  • 7:30 AM: Conference Registration Open, Breakfast Available
  • 9:00 AM: Nurses Leading the Future – Sue Hassmiller, Keynote Speaker
  • 10:00 AM: From “Functional Doers” to Leaders – Michelle Sare
  • 11:00 AM: Moral Courage and Healthy Work Environments – Sharon Sweeney Fee
  • 12:00 PM: World Cafe Lunch Discussion
  • 1:00 PM: Are Nurses Still Oppressed? Effects on Leadership at All Levels – Christina Sieloff
  • 2:00 PM: Assessing the Ability for Leadership – Barb Diehl

ZU Honor Society Community Service Project Poster Presentations will be available for viewing throughout Saturday.

Keynote speaker

Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Adviser for Nursing, where she is tasked with shaping and leading the Foundation’s strategies to address the nurse and nurse faculty shortages in an effort to create a higher quality of patient care in the United States.

She is also the Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine, an effort that will identify new solutions for nursing in areas of recruitment, education, retention and new technologies; in the delivery of nursing services in a variety of care settings; and in the context of the entire health care workforce.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton 1023 Baxter Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715. The room rate is $94 Studio King/King One Bedroom/Double Queen. Rate availability guaranteed until 3/16/2012. For reservations, please call 406-587- 8180 and request the group rate for the Nursing Leadership Conference.

Registration Form:  Mail to:  Susan Raph, 400 15th Ave South, Suite 106, Great Falls, MT 59405

Include the following information:  Name, Address, Email and check for $85 for conference and meals on Saturday + $15 for Gala Reception on Friday; optional = $12 for Museum of the Rockies Tour Ticket


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