Join Elsevier at the
2019 CNO Summit

Empowering Your Mission at the CNO Summit

As a Nursing Leader, your mission is to deliver the highest levels of care at every stage of the patient journey. At Elsevier, our mission is to provide you with the resources and solutions to make that possible. That’s why we’ve designed panel and roundtable discussions that address common challenges that you and your colleagues face. We hope you’ll join us in Scottsdale, AZ September 16-17, 2019!

Join Elsevier in the Discussions

Transition to Practice: How to Engage and Retain Newly Licensed Nurses

Monday, September 16, 2019 11:45 am – 12:30 pm

On average, 1 in 5 nurses will leave their first job within 12 months of being hired, resulting in an annual loss of up to $7 million per hospital.1 Learn how our innovative new platform, Transition to Practice, accelerates professional competence through precision learning, monitoring satisfaction, and providing actionable insights to improve the confidence and retention of newly licensed nurses. Plus, hear first-hand insights from our pilot partner, the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Using Analytics to Drive Meaningful Patient Engagement: Strategies to Enrich the Patient Experience

Monday, September 16, 2019

We believe that better collaboration between patients and care teams lead to better outcomes. During this interactive roundtable session, we’ll discuss how powerful data and analytics will enhance engagement and enrich the patient experience. We’ll talk through the common challenges that come with optimizing patient engagement and get your input on strategies to better educate and encourage patients to become an active participant in their health. We’ll address the pressures of healthcare consumerism and how higher engagement leads to a higher quality of care.

Meet the Speakers

Tiffany McCauley

Tiffany McCauley, MSN, RN
Nurse Executive

As Nurse Executive with Elsevier Clinical Solutions, Tiffany McCauley collaborates with health care systems, academic centers and physician practices to reduce variation in care. She works to standardize practices and improve patient outcomes through the application of evidence-based decisions at the point of care. Prior to joining Elsevier, McCauley lead the development of nursing and patient education programs at a number of leading community-based health care organizations. McCauley believes a key component in improving the healthcare experience for patients is improving staff engagement through initiatives related to standardizing clinical knowledge and practice.

Tiffany McCauley will lead our Roundtable Discussions and join our Panel Discussion.

Cynthia Sanner

Cynthia Sanner, PhD, PMP, ICGB
Director, eLearning Content Strategy

As the Director of eLearning Strategy for Elsevier Clinical Solutions, Dr. Cynthia Sanner is responsible for the strategic conceptualization and direction of all eLearning products. This role allows her to leverage her 15-year experience designing, developing and managing digital environments for education and training.  Many of these products have won industry awards and accolades, including CODIE, EdTech & Emmys, for their innovative instructional, media, and game design.

Utilizing her expertise in Behavioral Neuroscience, Cynthia has been able to leverage her understanding of how people learn and how they retain what they learn in interactive and immersive environments where people can “play” and learn, free of the restrictions and fear that can hinder learning when faced with difficult or challenging tasks.

Cynthia Sanner will join our Panel Discussion.

Melissa Gonzalez

Melissa Gonzalez, MSN, RN, OCN
Nursing Program Manager
UTMB Health

Melissa joined UTMB in January 2018 as a Nursing Program Manager. Her primary responsibilities include coordination of the nurse residency program, analysis and action planning for nurse satisfaction scores, as well as leadership support and development. She completed her Master’s Degree in Nursing-Executive Leadership track from Chamberlain College of Nursing in September 2018 and holds a certification in oncology nursing. Melissa’s nursing career includes 17 years of nursing experience as an oncology bedside clinician, Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager.

Melissa Gonzalez will join our Panel Discussion.

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1Want to Keep Nurses at the Bedside? Here’s How, HealthLeaders Media, March 2019