Nurses Leaders Have New Tools to Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis with Tipton Health Webinar Series

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“Strategic Nursing Leadership During a Crisis” is a free webinar series led by experienced executive nurse leaders who are committed to supporting healthcare leaders grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Navigating the complex decisions required to effectively manage during the COVID-19 crisis can be a challenge for any nursing team. To support these nurses, Tipton Health Communications collaborated with highly experienced nurse executives to develop a free webinar series designed to guide nurse leaders through this global crisis.

The series launches April 14 and includes the sessions below. To register and for more information, visit

The Nurse Leaders’ Crisis Toolkit – Strategies and Tactics to Lead Through a Crisis
April 14, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EST
Led by former Pennsylvania Hospital CNO Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP, this session will help you develop a strategic approach to leading through a crisis. It will include communication and visibility strategies that engender transparency, strength, resilience, empathy and empowerment. A nursing leaders’ toolkit will be available for attendees.

Successfully Deploy Your Most Valuable Resource – Staffing Implications and Prioritization During Crisis
April 16, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EST
Texas Health Resources Single Source Staffing President and CNO Rosemarie Aznavorian, DNP, RN, CCWP, CCRN-K, CENP, will explain a successful approach to rapid assessment of available staffing resources and focus on optimizing internal staffing and considerations for staffing deployment. Leveraging supplemental staffing partners and affiliate providers will also be covered.

Defining the Nurse Executive’s Critical Role in a Crisis
April 21, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EST
Former Texas Health Resources Executive Vice President and System Chief Nurse Executive Joan Shinkus Clark, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, FAONL, will provide an experiential perspective on the role of the nurse executive during a crisis – ensuring nurses’ safety and morale while promoting a safe environment for patient care. The discussion will focus on managing operations to assure efficiency and effectiveness as well as coordinating staff education to safely provide care during evolving situations.

Making Time for “Self-Care Moments” for You and Your Nursing Team
April 23, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EST
Mary Del Guidice returns to explain the key role of a leader in enculturating staff self-care. She will describe methods to incorporate self-care into any situation at every level.

Authentic and Extraordinary Leadership for Achieving Success
April 28, 12:30 – 1 p.m. EST
Kim Nagy, former Northwest Community Healthcare EVP and CNO, will share a unique experiential perspective on the role authentic leadership, peer support and resiliency all play in achieving organizational imperatives. This session will help identify leadership characteristics and develop support systems that add value to your professional stories/experiences, enabling the nurse leader to achieve a higher level of resiliency and professional accomplishment.

“This is one way we can give back and support our colleagues on the front lines,” said Dan Tipton, Tipton Health president and CEO. “We can’t thank enough the brave health care professionals who are on the front lines every day. We also thank Mary, Rosemarie, Joan and Kim for giving their time and knowledge to help their peers.”

For more information on these webinar sessions and the consultants running them, visit, to register.

About Tipton Health Communications

Tipton Health is a leading provider of nursing excellence, Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence® and Practice Transition Accreditation Program™ consulting support to the nation’s hospital and healthcare systems. In addition, Tipton Health supports clients nationwide with award-winning communications services, including employee communications, human resources communications, public relations, marketing communications, intranet and Internet design, graphic design, and strategic communications. For more information, please visit

Tipton Health Communications products and services are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the ANCC. ANCC Magnet Recognition®, ANCC National Magnet Conference®, Institute for Credentialing Innovation®, Magnet®, Magnet Recognition Program®, The Magnet Prize® and Pathway to Excellence® Program are registered trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Journey to Magnet Excellence™ and Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care™ are trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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