A 04 SPECIAL SESSION: The Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy: Celebrating 10 Years of Improving the Health & Wellbeing of Mothers & Babies Worldwide

Saturday, 16 November 2013: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Description/Overview: Through the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International‘s Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy (MCH NLA), nurses develop personal leadership skills via the creation and implementation of innovative clinical projects in their home communities and clinical agencies which benefit the nursing care of maternal-child clients throughout the health care continuum. This session will offer a synopsis of the MCH NLA goals, objectives, structure, learning activities, and outcomes. In addition, participants who have transitioned from Fellows to Faculty Advisors will feature their personal perspective of the leadership journey.
Organizers:  Katheryn B. Arterberry, RN, MSN, DNP, College of Nursing and Allied Health, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA and Leeann Taylor, MSN, RN, Fraser Health Authority, Surrey, BC, Canada
Moderators:  Karen H Morin, DSN, RN,