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ACNL In Action: Lessons in Nursing Leadership

ACNL In Action: Lessons in Nursing Leadership

Nursing, leadership, and everything in between.

Human Caring Through Healing Haiku w/Janette Moreno

Charlene talks with Janette Moreno, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, NPD- BC, author of the new book Human Caring Through Healing Haiku. Janette has served in some of the top nursing leadership roles at hospitals like Cedars-Sinai and Stanford Children’s Health, in addition to serving on ACNL’s Board of Directors representing our South region. Her new book combines the gentle power of haiku with concepts found in Jean Watson’s Caring Science and Caritas Processes. Charlene and Janette talk about the Caritas Processes and why mindfulness is so important for nurse leaders. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Janette Moreno, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, NPD- BC (janettemoreno.com) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
July 5, 2024

Personal Branding w/Grant McGaugh

Charlene talks with Grant McGaugh, CEO of 5 Star BDM and host of the podcast Follow the Brand. Grant is an expert on business strategy and digital marketing, who’s been recognized as a global thought leader. His weekly podcast is one of the top shows on the topic of Personal Branding, and he’s here today to give us a primer. Grant will also be presenting a webinar for ACNL later this month. Visit ACNL.org to learn more. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Grant McGaugh (5 STAR BDM) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
June 7, 2024

A Nurse’s Guide to Networking w/Chibu Nwaobia

Charlene talks with Dr. Chibunna Nwaobia, also known as Dr. Chibu. Dr. Chibu has made significant contributions in the field of healthcare leadership and management. As the founder and Executive Director of NursesBond Inc, he has created a platform that serves as a leadership, educational, and social network for healthcare professionals. He and Charlene talk about the importance of networking for nurses, how to build and maintain a personal network, and how to use your personal network for career advancement and professional development. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Chibunna Nwaobia PhD, RN (nursesbond.com) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
May 3, 2024

Achieving Clinical Excellence w/Teri Sholder

Charlene talks with Teri Sholder, author of the new book "Ascent to Excellence: A Blueprint for Healthcare Board and Leadership Success". Teri is a seasoned nurse executive specializing in improving health system quality and operational efficiency, with experience across a wide variety of provider settings. She and Charlene talk about the factors that contribute to clinical excellence, from employee engagement, to data-driven decision making, to cultivating a culture of accountability. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Teri Sholder, BSN, MHA, CPC, CPHQ (https://sholderhealth.org/) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
April 5, 2024

Healthcare Advocacy w/Pam Allen

Charlene talks with Pam Allen, Government Affairs Representative for Redlands Community Hospital. Pam was previously Director of Emergency Services at Redlands, and she currently serves on ACNL’s Health Policy Committee, working to educate ACNL members on how they can get involved in shaping legislation. Pam and Charlene talk about how she transitioned from a more traditional nursing role to working in government affairs, and share some advice for nurses who are interested in getting involved with health policy. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Pam Allen, MSN, RN, CEN (https://www.linkedin.com/in/pam-allen-30795429/) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
March 1, 2024

Peer Support for Healthcare Workers w/Jeremy Fischbach

Charlene talks with Jeremy Fischbach, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Happy, a peer-based mental health service whose mission is to create a more supportive culture by expanding access to mental health care and teaching and inspiring people to better emotionally support each other. Charlene and Jeremy talk about Happy's unique proactive outreach approach and the importance of getting mental health support to those who need it without waiting for them to seek it out on their own. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Jeremy Fischbach (happythemovement.com) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
February 9, 2024

Keys to Team Building w/Lee Rubin

Charlene talks with Lee Rubin, a keynote speaker who focuses on leading high performing teams. While attending Penn State in college, Lee was Captain of the Penn State football team, and since then he’s worked as a human resources professional at Fortune 500 companies like Merril Lynch and Johnson & Johnson. Lee is a frequent speaker and panelist at corporations, conferences and schools throughout the country. Lee and Charlene talk about the specific keys to team building, how nurse leaders can meet the unique challenges their teams face, and advice for building more diverse teams. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Lee Rubin (leerubinspeaks.com) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
January 5, 2024

Becoming a Thought Leader w/Denice Brosseau

Charlene talks with Denise Brosseau, CEO of the Thought Leadership Lab, a company dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to build more influence, have more impact, and leave a legacy that matters. With over 20 years of experience in the field of leadership, thought leadership, and organizational development, Denise is a respected expert and speaker on the topics of personal branding, thought leadership, change management, and women’s leadership. Charlene and Denise discuss what thought leadership is, why nurses should become thought leaders, and how nurses can leverage their unique expertise to become thought leaders. Host: Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton) Guest: Denise Brosseau (thoughtleadershiplab.com) About the show: ACNL in Action is a production of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, the professional organization for nurse leaders. New episodes come out on the first Friday of every month. Want to support ACNL? Consider making a donation: http://bit.ly/cog-podcast . Learn more about ACNL, including how to become a member, at acnl.org.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn at @acnlnurse.
December 8, 2023
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ACNL In Action: Lessons in Leadership

California is home to over 400,000 Registered Nurses, more than any other state. Issues affecting nurses here can have an impact on the whole country, making nurse leadership more important than ever.

ACNL in Action is the podcast for anyone who wants to learn more about nursing, leadership, and everything in between. Presented by the Association of California Nurse Leaders, this podcast will introduce listeners to some of the most influential healthcare leaders in California and beyond.

In each episode, host Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC, talks to healthcare leaders from the bedside to the boardroom, in service and academia, to get their perspective on issues facing nurses.

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Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC

Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC

Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC, is Director of Ambulatory Nursing at Stanford Health Care and Chair of the ACNL Communication and Voice Committee.

Charlene’s overarching goal as a healthcare leader and nurse innovator is to discover new and creative solutions to improve care delivery and operations. She is passionate about utilizing innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration to address organizational challenges, transform healthcare, and empower nurses.
Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)

Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)

ACNL in Action is edited and produced by the Association of California Nurse Leaders. ACNL is the professional association for Nurse Leaders, consisting of approximately 1,200 nurse managers, nurse directors, chief nursing officers, nurse educators, and other professional nurses across California.

Founded in 1978, ACNL has spent over 40 years helping nurses advance their professional practice through continuing education, networking, and scholarship opportunities. ACNL’s overall purpose is to equip nurses to lead self, others and systems. ACNL works closely with other nursing organizations in California and throughout the nation.

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