Oftentimes, nurses transition into leadership positions because they are clinical experts and have a strong desire to make a difference. Then, unfortunately, they do not receive the proper training necessary to manage and lead all that they are responsible for. They may feel overwhelmed by the demands and at the mercy of inadequate “on the job” training”.
Managing the Business of Healthcare Certificate Course
“The information was valuable, and much wanted for this new manager. Now, to return home, find the right mentor to help me put it all together, will be the next step.”
Pam is nationally known as a nurse executive, author, financial, quality, safety and strategic expert, and community leader. She has delivered over 500 nursing and healthcare leadership presentations and published on subjects regarding workforce development, strategic planning, connecting to the purpose of our profession and most notably healthcare finance. Her pioneering work in improving the financial acumen of nursing has enabled thousands of nurse leaders to develop and defend successful proposals and ROI to ensure quality patient outcomes.
Pam is a graduate of Parkview-Methodist School of Nursing. She received a BS from Indiana Wesleyan University and a MSN from Indiana University. Pam received the Facilitative Leadership Award for Community Health Network in 2017 and was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2020.
She aims to give leaders the tools coupling their clinical knowledge and business knowledge to make the best decisions for their leadership. In nursing school, you didn’t get a rotation in finance. It’s your duty as a nurse leader to familiarize yourself with the terms and knowledge to be the best leader you can be.