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Finance Workshop

Finance Workshop: The Frontline Nurse Leader's Role in Creating and Implementing the Financial Plan

The 2017 workshop will take place on August 17 at NIU-Dekalb.

This one-day workshop is designed for staff nurses, charge nurses, nurse coordinators, nurse managers and directors who want to learn more about specific financial topics related to nursing administration.


By: 6/16
After: 6/16
By: 6/16
After: 6/16

Download shareable flyer with workshop information

Program Objectives: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills required for frontline nurse leaders to create and implement the financial plan for nursing operations
    • Budgetary concepts and terminology
    • Calculating FTEs, HPPD/HPPV, building a staffing matrix/making staffing decisions
    • Average daily census, revenue sources
  • Understand capital budgeting process and how to influence decision making for capital purchases
    • Difference between operational and capital budgeting
    • How to make your case for capital purchases
    • Return on investment (cost-benefit analysis)
  • Introduce Value-Based Purchasing and the nurse leader’s impact on performance
    • Link patient experience and quality outcomes to financial performance
    • CMS goal to improve quality
Program offers 5.15 hours of CE credit.

Preliminary schedule - Finance Workshop
8:30 - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15am
Welcome and Introduction
Elaine Kemper
Presence Health
9:15 - 10:00am
Budgetary Concepts, Terminology, and Benchmarking/Calculating FTEs
Peggy Norton Rosko
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer at Centegra Health System
10:00 - 10:30am
Breakout into small group activity
10:30 - 10:45am
Networking Break
10:45 - 11:30am
Capital Budgeting
Cheri Goll
CNE/VP Nursing, Administration, Advocate Sherman Hospital
11:30am - 12:45pm
Working Lunch Group Exercise on Capital Budgeting
12:45 - 1:15pm
Report out/ group discussion on Capital Budgeting Exercise
1:15 - 2:00pm
Value Based Purchasing
David Hartley Wood
Presence Health System Director Strategic Sourcing, Materials Management
2:00 - 2:45pm
Panel Discussion: featuring real life stories where nursing and finance collaboration efforts are in place to enhance patient care while staying focused on productivity and the bottom line.

Tracie Popp
Manager of Emergency Services

Luann Varilek
Manager of Nursing Resources

Becky Hopper
Director of Medical Surgical Services, Professional Practice, and Respiratory Care

Patti Dewane
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Swedish American Hospital
2:45 - 3:00pm
Closing Remarks
Elaine Kemper
Presence Health
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