New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2005 -
Beth A. Brooks, PhD, RN, CHE, and Senior Partner at JWT Employment Communications, will present Measuring Nursing Shared Governance, as well as a poster session on Assessing the Quality of Nursing Worklife, at the National Nursing Administration Research Conference (NARC) in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Brooks holds management responsibilities for the integrated offerings to health care employers at JWT Employment Communications, one of the worldÂs largest recruitment marketing and internal communications companies.
The conference will be held October 5th Â 8th, at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson and is sponsored by The University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. The conference focus is From Nursing Science to the Nursing Workplace: Creating New Pathways, with the goal of disseminating current nursing research on nursing administration and nursing systems topics.
Dr. Brooks was on faculty in the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she was Associate Dean for Education Outreach, responsible for developing partnerships with health care providers to provide on-site degree programs, and the Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Innovation Â the CollegeÂs faculty consulting practice. She also directed the Graduate Program in Administrative Nursing where she taught the human resource management course. She founded The Brooks Group, Inc., a health care consulting and training company dedicated to improving the quality of nursing work life. Previously, Dr. Brooks worked in employment communications, as a nurse recruiter, and as a nurse manager and director. She is widely published in the nursing administration and health care management literature and presents workshops internationally and nationally.
A graduate of Valparaiso University (B.S.N.), Dr. Brooks received an M.S. degree in Nursing Administration from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Brooks is also a board certified health care executive (CHE).
About JWT Employment Communications
JWT Employment Communications helps employers attract, recruit and retain staff through comprehensive advertising, marketing and employee communications services, measurement tools, consulting resources and strategic approaches to talent acquisition and management.
The agency has 32 offices across North America and internationally. It is a subsidiary of JWT, an agency of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) that ranks among the oldest and largest full-service global advertising agencies.
The National Conference on Nursing Administration Research is one in a series of biennial conferences initiated by the Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing (CGEAN) offering clinical leaders, researchers, educators, policy makers, and graduate students a forum for discussion of issues relating to nursingÂs impact on improving health and the delivery of health and nursing services. NARC is sponsored by The University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Arizona NursesÂ Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing CenterÂs (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
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