Conference of Leaders 2.0

September 13 - 14, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm CT

330 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Member Fee: $500
Non-Member Fee: $680

14 CNE

This highly valued in-person leadership training is returning to AAOHN and will be in Chicago in September!

In today’s occupational health settings, there is a demand for nurse leaders. Join AAOHN for a two-day course specific to leadership, network building, and professional growth. During the course, we’ll have instructor-led discussions, reflective and personal leadership activities, peer breakout activities, networking, and opportunities for mentorship. Whether you’re currently a leader in need of a refresh to your skillset or considering leadership for your career progression, prepare to forge your own path with AAOHN’s Conference of Leaders 2.0.

Breakfast is included with your registration each day. Lunch is on your own.

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Learner Outcomes

  1. Differentiate and self-assess valued characteristics and styles of leaders
  2. Identify contextual issues within the workplace such as stereotypes, biases, and other barriers that may challenge OHN leaders
  3. Describe how leaders generate confidence and support within their profession
  4. Develop a professional set of abilities and resources that include communication proficiency, business acumen, and technology competency.

Course Agenda

Day 1
September 13

Day 2
September 14

Leader or Manager: definitions and examples of each Leadership Resources for Business, Tech and Finance Development
Leadership Styles Defined: a look at various styles Project Management

Leadership Knowledge & Skills for the Contextual Workplace

  • Biases
  • Stereotypes
  • Barriers
  • Environment
  • Culture
Personal or Professional Goal Setting

Energy and Resilience Skills

Where do you draw energy? What drains your energy? How do you motivate others?

Creative Thinking

  • Strategic thinking
  • Creativity to engage
  • Innovation
  • Critical thinking

Develop YOUR Professional Leadership Skillset

  • Presenting to a staff team/direct reports/supervisors
  • Presenting to C-Suite
  • Building a business case
  • Your image

Mentoring and Coaching

Leading Through Communication: written, verbal, non-verbal, and listening skills

The Leader in YOU


Sandra J. Cinque BA, RN, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN

Leadership Institute Webinars

Looking for virtual leadership training options? Check out this series of webinars. 

Full Package

Individual Webinars

Members: $120 Members: $30
Non-Members: $220 Non-Members: $50

Purchase the Full Package

Webinar Recordings

You have the option to purchase the full package of webinars, which will include all listed below, or you can purchase each webinar individually. Please click the title of each webinar to purchase separately. 

Leadership Institute Full Package
Various presenters

Business Skills for Occupational Health Nurses
Presented by: Lucy Carlson, MPH/MS, RN, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN

Manager or Leader: What is Your Objective?
Presented by: Yolanda Lang, PhD, MSN, CRNP, COHN, FAAOHN

Leading Effective Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Projects in the Workplace
Presented by: Dawn Stone, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, COHN-S, FAAOHN

High-Touch & High-Tech: Cultivating Leadership & Soft Skills for the OHN
Presented by: Stephanie Weinsier, DNP, ANP-BC, COHN-S, FAAOHN

Critical Communication Tools Enhance a Successful Diverse Workplace
Presented by: Kim Olszewski, DNP, CRNP, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN, FAAN; Barb Maxwell, MHA, RN, COHN-S, CCM, CWCP, QRP, FAAOHN

Leading From Within: Building Organizational Leadership
Presented by: Rick Garcia, PhD, RN, CCM, FAAOHN

There are no conflicts of interest identified with this education.