Clinical Ladder to Excellence

Friday, May 1, 2015: 2:15 PM-3:15 PM
Potomac 1/2 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 2nd Level
Primary Presenter:
Monica L. Anderson, RN, BSN, MBA, CHPCA , Hospice Savannah, Inc, Savannah, GA
Patient care is increasing in complexity with shorter lengths of stays and higher acuity levels.  Expert clinicians are needed in all disciplines. In this session, participants will learn how a Clinical Ladder to Excellence can help hospices achieve quality clinical outcomes by increasing the expectations for professional and clinical performance and offer an opportunity for career development and advancement while maintaining a clinical focus on direct patient care.

Learning Objectives:
1. Recall the history of clinical ladders
2. Describe three organizational benefits of having a clinical ladder
3. Cite examples of organizational barriers to implementing a clinical ladder

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker
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