Nursing Specialty Certification: Accelerating Opportunity, Professional Development and Quality Outcomes Webinar
You will explore the impact of nursing specialty certification on Accelerating Opportunity, Professional Development and Quality Outcomes
Joshua A. Wymer
MSPM, MA, MSN, RN, CSSM, CNOR, NEA-BC, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FACHE
Lieutenant Commander Joshua Wymer is Chief Health Information Officer for the Defense Health Agency’s San Diego Market, a comprehensive health system serving 367,000 eligible beneficiaries, and Chief Nursing Informatics Officer at Naval Medical Center San Diego. On active duty with the U.S. Navy for 19 years, he is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) where he serves on the Editorial Board for Healthcare Executive magazine. He holds additional credentials in perioperative nursing (CNOR), Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM), healthcare information and management systems (CPHIMS), nursing informatics (RN-BC), and as a nurse executive (NEA-BC). He completed a Master of Science in Nursing, Health Care Informatics, at the University of San Diego and undergraduate work at Seattle University. His other degrees include a Master of Science in Project Management from Granite State College and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies in Enterprise Strategic Planning from the U.S. Naval War College. He is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing where his project explores the impact of nursing specialty certification on the perioperative environment. Josh has deployed as a staff and emergency/trauma nurse (2009), a perioperative nurse with Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System Team 9 (2012), and as an operating room department head in Kandahar, Afghanistan (2015). He currently serves as Vice President, Board of Directors, Competency & Credentialing Institute, Denver, CO. His best practice interests include patient safety, change management, crisis leadership, user experience, and informatics.
Dr. Christopher H. Stucky
PhD, RN, CSSM, CNOR, CNAMB, NEA‐BC, RN‐BC
Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Stucky is a Nurse Scientist and Deputy Chief of Research at the Center for Nursing Science and Clinical Inquiry, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. He has been on active duty in the U.S. Army for 30 years and holds board certifications in perioperative nursing (CNOR), Certified Ambulatory Surgery Nurse (CNAMB), Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM), nursing informatics (RN-BC), and as a nurse executive (NEA-BC). He completed his PhD in Nursing at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) and his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado. LTC Stucky deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2004 to 2005) and Operation New Dawn (2010-2011). His previous research was funded by grants from the TSNRP, the Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA), and Jonas Philanthropies. LTC Stucky is the current Army Director of the TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) Biobehavioral Research Interest Group (BHRIG). He has been recognized for superior military service by being awarded the AMEDD 9A Designator and induction into the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). His long-term goal is to develop a comprehensive research program to identify perioperative communication weaknesses, with the aim of increasing healthcare quality and safety. His research interests include network analysis, informatics, systems science, communication, and surgical team performance.
Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit
This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited
1. Describe the current state of specialty nursing certification in the US.
2. Describe how specialty nursing certification supports nursing excellence and continuing competency.
3. Describe how specialty nursing certification can elevate and revolutionize nursing care and healthcare in 2022 and beyond.