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Webinars & Podcasts


Nurse Leader Development & Support: A Vital Imperative – 3/7/24

Dr. Lori Armstrong and two esteemed Nurse Leader experts – Dr. Cole Edmonson and Dr. Kelly Johson discuss the current sobering data, the urgency of the current state, and offer strategies to support these leaders who wield influence over patient outcomes, talent retention, and organizational financial health. This webinar brought forward and faced the tough realities head-on and identified proven effective solutions for issues such as nurse leader role preparation, orientation, ongoing competency development, and the power of coaching. The hour went fast and proved to be insightful, practical, and provocative!

Building Financial Acumen: A Critical Competency for Nursing Leaders and Organizational Success – 12/7/23

Norton Healthcare set out to eliminate this gap.   In partnership with system finance leaders, this innovative and committed nursing leadership team recognized the urgency of raising the financial acumen of all levels of nurse leaders.   Through a partnership with Inspire Nurse Leaders this growing system delivered customized education resulting in across-the-board increases in AONL financial acumen competencies.  Dr. Lori Armstong and Pam Hunt are joined by Norton Healthcare leaders Dr. Kristen Weider and Tina Emerson Ballard to discuss groundbreaking strategies to equip leaders with the knowledge and tools to impact productivity and safe patient care.

Leading with Purpose: Two Extraordinary Healthcare Leaders Share Strategies for Thriving During Turbulent Times – 6/13/24

Moderated by Dr. Lori Armstrong DNP, RN, NEA-BC with special guest panelists Megan Gillespie DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital and Stephanie Meyer RN, MS-FNP, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s Mercy

This webinar explores how amidst the uncertainty and challenges of today’s healthcare organizations, the need for authentic, purpose-driven leadership has never been more important. But as healthcare leaders, how do we ensure we stay true to ourselves, our values, and our mission in the midst of complexity and chaos? Hear from two exceptional leaders who have mastered the art of purpose-driven leadership in turbulent times. Discover practical strategies for inspiring and engaging your team, even in the face of seemingly insurmountable workforce issues, financial constraints, and safety concerns. You will leave our hour together with actionable insights for effectively navigating the complexities of our current healthcare workplace.


Leaders Who Care Podcast Parents, Be Best, Advocate for the Vulnerable; Sister Unconditional Love (with Lori Armstrong) – 5/24/23

Dr. Lori Armstrong is a guest on Mark Sadovnick’s 5th Element Group’s podcast to discuss inspiration, influential behaviors, mentors, advocating for the vulnerable and great leadership behaviors.

Coffee Break Podcast Episode 13 - Trust, Time and Transformation: An Approach to Nursing Leadership: 12/27/23

In this powerful podcast episode, Dr. Lori Armstrong is a guest on Renee Thomspon’s podcast: Coffee Break to talk about her leadership journey and the impact of senior leader’s humility on her philosophy. Dr. Armstong highlights the avoidance of uncomfortable conversations, the importance of trust, and introduces her initiatives: IMPACT group coaching program and the on-demand Nurse Leader Academy, offering accredited courses online for nursing leadership development.

Insider’s Perspective of Nursing Podcast Episode 14 - Dr. Lori Armstrong: How Nurses Can Live a Life of Leadership: 3/1/22

Dr. Lori Armstrong told ALL in this indelible interview about what leadership looks like. She stands for the best of nursing leadership, and is out there sharing her knowledge! She inspires, provokes, and invites every nurse into the work of reshaping healthcare through connected, down-to-earth leadership. We can’t say enough about this awesome nurse leader! This interview will get you psyched to step into those leadership shoes.

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare Podcast Episode 28 – Nursing’s Role in Patient Safety and Quality: 5/11/21

On episode 28 of PSQH: The Podcast, Lori Armstrong, CEO and chief clinical officer of Inspire Nurse Leaders, talks about the role of nursing in patient safety. This episode is presented as part of National Nurses Week in partnership with Capella, Fresenius Kabi, symplr, and Vocera.

Nurse Leader Network Podcast Episode 32: Dr. Lori Armstrong

What does it take to become a Chief Nursing Officer? What are the first steps to get your first leadership position? We sit down with Lori Armstrong, founder/CEO of Inspire Nurse Leaders, and former Chief Nursing Officer, to discuss aspects that nurse leaders need in order to be more confident in their role. As a person who experienced it all, you’ll be inspired by her story of perseverance and how she was able to establish herself. Every second of this episode is full of insightful nuggets. Don’t miss out on learning what you may be missing as a nurse leader!
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