The Basics of Nursing and Organizational Finance
The American healthcare system is undergoing radical transformations that will impact the role and influence of nurses at the bedside and beyond. The primary purpose of this course is to explore healthcare finance and budgeting from a national perspective down to a unit or departmental perspective that will bring fiduciary confidence to any nurse leader’s business skill toolkit.
The primary purpose of this class is to develop confidence in fiduciary business skills, such as:
- Preparing, managing, and controlling organizational and departmental budgets, including calculating FTE’s and other resources.
- Mastering strategies for survival in the value-based environment and other critical drivers of financial performance at the national, organizational, and department/unit level.
Who Should Attend?
This program is specially designed for nurse managers and nurse leaders interested in understanding the details of hospital and unit finance in greater detail, so they can better operationalize their nursing unit budget.
About the presenter:
Jenny A. Prochnow, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC is associate professor and coordinator of the Graduate Nursing Leadership Programs at Winona State University. Dr. Prochnow has been a member of MOLN for ten years and serves on the executive board as the treasurer. She has served in many organizational leadership and administrative positions and has a passion for healthcare finance and believes all nurses, from the bedside to the boardroom, need to understand healthcare finances to have a voice in operational strategies, nursing advocacy, and healthcare policy. Educationally, Dr. Prochnow received her ADN from Century College, BSN and an MBA from the University of Arizona, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Winona State University. Dr. Prochnow is also board certified as a Nursing Executive, Advanced, from the ANCC.
Register online by clicking the above Register link. MOLN members should login first to receive the discounted member rate of $159. MOLN welcomes attendance for this course by non-members at that rate of $199. We do encourage non-members to consider joining MOLN to save on educational programs and our annual conferences.
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL HEALTH, MOBILITY OR DIETARY NEEDS, PLEASE CONTACT THE MOLN OFFICE.
Registration fees, less a $25 cancellation fee, are refundable if notice is received by February 21. If you can’t attend, you may choose to send someone in your place; however, discounted member rates cannot be transferred to non-members. Registrations can not be shared or split. No-shows will be billed.
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