Finance Workshop

2018 Finance Workshop

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Location: Northern Illinois University
Holmes Student Center
340 Carroll Avenue
DeKalb, IL 60115

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.


Cost before 6/22: $145 members / $195 non-members
Cost after 6/22: $195 members / $245 non-members

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Create an operating unit budget including staffing, supplies, equipment, and other resources
  • Develop tools for monitoring financial performance of an operating unit
  • Apply knowledge of budgetary concepts and terminology to a case study
  • Calculate a return on investment (cost-benefit analysis)
  • Describe Value-Based Purchasing and the nurse leader’s impact on performance
  • Discuss successful partnerships between nurse and finance leaders

Program offers 5 hours of CE credit.


Preliminary Schedule
8:30 - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10am
Welcome and Introduction
Melinda Earle, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE
Program Director, Transformative Leadership DNP, Rush University
9:10 - 10:30am
An Evidence-Based Approach to Creating and Monitoring Staffing Budgets
Elaine Kemper, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Director, Performance Management, Presence Health
10:30 - 10:45am
Networking Break
10:45am - 12:00pm
Creating an Operating Budget
Julie Lopez, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Rush University
12:00 - 12:30pm
Lunch
12:30 - 1:45pm
What You Need to Know About Healthcare Organization Finance
Melinda Earle, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE
Program Director, Transformative Leadership DNP, Rush University
1:45 - 2:00pm
Networking Break
2:00 - 2:45pm
Panel Discussion
Nursing and Finance Partners, Swedish American, Advocate Health, and Rush
2:45 - 3:00pm
Closing Remarks
Elaine Kemper, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Director, Performance Management, Presence Health
Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
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