The Texas Organization of Nurse Executives held its annual conference March 4 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. The conference, titled “Charting the Future,” focused on healthcare trends in technology and nursing research, cutting-edge issues and best practices. More than 200 attendees joined keynote speaker Rich Bluni, RN, Studer Group expert coach and author, and Beth Ulrich, RN, EdD, FACHE, FAAN, a nationally recognized nurse leader who has helped advance nursing through research.
Other featured speakers included Terry Jones, RN, PhD, University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing; Susan McBride, RN, PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Marybeth Mitchell, RN-BC, MSN, Texas Health Resources; and Mari Tietze, RN-BC, PhD, Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing.Becky Hunter, RN, CNP, NEA-BC, CNO, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, stands in front of her poster presentation Patient Centered Care Delivery Model.
“As healthcare continues to evolve and as the baby boomers age, the role of nurse leaders will be integral in ensuring that the best quality care is delivered to each patient,” said Cole Edmonson, RN, MS, FACHE, NEA-BC, CNO and vice president of patient care services at Texas Health Dallas, according to a news release.