Celebrating CertifiED Success
This tribute event is about YOU, the nurse. You inspire so many, not only during a challenging year, but every day. We are excited to recognize, thank and celebrate certified nurses across the emergency spectrum. This event included seven deserving award winners, two exciting speakers, messages from BCEN Executive Director and BCEN Board Chairperson, and an emcee to keep you entertained through it all.
Alex Sheen is a four-time TEDx speaker and the Founder of because I said I would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by a tragedy in his life, Alex created a concept called the Promise Card and began mailing cards to anyone who requested them at no cost. Since 2012, over 11 MILLION Promise Cards have been distributed to over 153 countries. In 2013, Alex left his Corporate Strategy Lead position at a leading software company to dedicate himself entirely to the nonprofit.
Alex is the author of the upcoming book "because I said I would." that is due for release in January 2019.
Alex's unique perspective on accountability, commitment and self-control developed both from his responsibilities in leading a global effort about keeping promises and his personal experience fulfilling his own promises.
Alex's personal promises include:
Walking 245 miles across the entire state of Ohio in under 10 days to fulfill a promise to the three Cleveland women who were held captive for 10 years.
Volunteering at 52 different nonprofit organizations in a single year.
Promising children with cancer trips to Disneyland and personally delivering 100 tickets.
Alex's work has been featured on CNN, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, TODAY Show, Good Morning America, NPR, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, CBS Nightly News and many other programs. He has been featured on the cover of Spirit Magazine and honored as a Steve Harvey "Harvey's Hero".
Alex's efforts in social media have been featured in BuzzFeed's annual "Most Important Viral Videos" and his viral posts have made the #1 spot on the front page of Reddit.com over 10 times.
As a nationally respected thought-leader who has been featured at multiple TEDx conferences, Alex has spoken at over 527 events since 2013.
Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride! Christine Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought after speaker worldwide. For more than 15 years, she has jazzed an amazing variety of audiences throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress and energizing employees.
Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster. Hey -- she even votes. Christine holds a Bachelors Degree in Communication and a Masters Degree in Adult Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).
In July of 2014, Christine was inducted into the National Speakers Association, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame , Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. Inductees are evaluated by their peers through a rigorous and demanding process. Each candidate must excel in seven categories: material, style, experience, delivery, image, professionalism and communication.
What makes her unique is the "real" factor. Whether talking about her "hottie engineer" husband, her pet peeves or growing up in an Italian/Irish household, audiences always relate to her experiences, struggles and lessons. She combines a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Comments such as "I feel like I've known her forever," "we must take her back to our workplace" and "it felt as if Christine was speaking directly to me," are a testament to her effectiveness and style.
Christine is the author of THE GOOD STUFF: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, which was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. She has also been featured as a creativity expert in HOW Designs at Work magazine. Her learning resources also include: Get What You Want With What You've Got DVD, The Fun Factor DVD, The Good Stuff CD Audio Book and Why Can't Everybody Just Get Along CD.
Objectives of overall event: The feeling of gratitude, inspiration and admiration as we celebrate YOU the nurse. Commemorating BCENs 40 years of sincere heartfelt appreciation for our certified nurses.
Objectives for Christine Cashen’s presentation: Identify drainers and energy gainers, change thinking patterns, create life resiliency, feel powerful when you have no control and flex your humor muscles.
Objectives for Alex Sheen’s presentation: Boost in employee morale, increase goal attainment rates and restore the culture of accountability.
Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit
This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited