Core Leadership Development

  • Date: May 20, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Methodist Hospital, Centennial Room, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Core Nurses



Value: $80

Cost: $0 with 2014 Methodist Employee Discount

Course Description

Course Description

This program is designed to provide opportunities for learning related to leadership development and improvement of patient care and safety. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of strategic and systems concepts
  • Comprehend the nature of employee conflict
  • Learn steps they can take to manage and resolve conflicts between employees




7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Introduction to Updated Core Leadership Development

Teri Tipton

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.

Productivity, Benchmarks, Staffing Ratios, and Hours per Patient Day

Michael Klemenz

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Managing Conflicts Between Employees

Lesa Deeker, B.S., SPHR

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Coding for Cores, Length of Stay

Mary Hamilton

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Value Based Purchasing and HCAHPS

Bev Johnson

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.

Leading Change

Deb Robinson

12:00 p.m. Adjournment





Teri Tipton, MSN RN-C, is Vice President Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.
Michael Klemenz is the Director of Business Intelligence & Performance Management at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.
Lesa Deeker, B.S., SPHR is a consultant/trainer/coach with Best Care EAP.
Mary Hamilton is the Service Leader for Utilization Management/Clinical Documentation at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.
Bev Johnson is the Service Executive Performance Improvement at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. 
Deb Robinson is the Director of Organizational Development at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. 



Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU’s for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

1.75 contact hours awarded
Master Code #: NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Education Credit
1.75 education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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