Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

 7 – 8:30 am
THA Registration

Leadership Summit and ACHE Collaboration
Special event pre-registration required; light continental breakfast and lunch provided

8:30 – 9:45 am
Leading to Achieve Increased Engagement from Frontline Staff, Physicians, and Patients
Robert Earley

Chief Executive Officer
JPS Health Network

10 – 11:30 am
Utilizing Patient and Family Advisory Councils
Panel Discussion

11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Networking Luncheon
(included in Leadership Summit registration)             

12:45 – 2:15 pm
Culture of Safety: Sharing Tennessee Priorities and Best Practices
Panel Discussion

2:30 – 4 pm
Hospital and Health System Best Practice Presentations

4 – 5:30 pm
Leadership Summit/ACHE Poster Session
Open to all registrants

THA Member Reception to Meet New President and CEO Wendy Long, M.D.
Open to all registrants

Dinner on your own



Thursday, October 17, 2019

7 – 9 am
Beverage Refreshment Break and Visit with Sponsors

8 – 10 am
THA Opening General Assembly
Open to all registrants

The Crossroads of Health Care Value and Human Values
Lucy Kalanithi, M.D.

Internist & Faculty Member at Stanford School of Medicine

Blake Farmer (Moderator)
Senior Healthcare Journalist and National Correspondent
Nashville Public Radio 

10:30 – 11:30 am
THA Education Session
Open to all registrants

The 4 Disciplines of Executing Strategy in Healthcare
Chris McChesney

Global Practice Leader of Execution for Franklin Covey

11:30 am – 1 pm
THA Buffet Lunch (included in TONE registration)

1 – 2:45 pm
TONE Session

Workplace Violence: Patient to Staff Aggression

Quality Plus Solutions, LLC
Annapolis, Maryland


2:30 – 3:30 pm
Beverage Refreshment Break and Visit with Sponsors

3 – 4:15 pm
THA Education Session
Open to all registrants

Lying to Myself
Ryan Leaf
Program Ambassador, Transcend Recovery Community
Former NFL Quarterback and Behavioral Health Advocate

4:30 – 6 pm
Reception Honoring Retiring President and CEO Craig Becker
Open to all registrants



Friday, October 18, 2019

7 – 8:15 am
Affiliate Presidents’ Breakfast/Roundtable Discussion (President + one (1) board member)

10:30 – 11:45 am
THA Education Session
Open to all registrants

When Good Isn’t Good Enough: How Unconscious Bias Harms Patients . . . Despite Our Good Intentions
Gloria Goins

Former Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Bon Secours Health System

12 – 2 pm
THA Membership Luncheon/Closing Session
Special event registration required

Courage Through Chaos
Aimee Copeland, LMSW, MA
Necrotizing Fasciitis Survivor, Quadruple Amputee
Board of Directors
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children and Tools for Life

Portions of this meeting will be eligible for CNE credit.

CNE Credit for Leadership Summit Applied

Tennessee Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and The Tennessee Hospital Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.”


Credit Designation for Nursing (CNE)
AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 1.5 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.