Nurses on Boards

Nurses on Boards

Type: Online
Expiration Date: 06/30/2020
Location: Online

Contact Hour


Nurses getting a “seat at the table” has been a long-standing issue for the profession. Serving on boards is a key component for any nurse trying to elevate their career and the profession as a whole, enabling them to make decisions and have a lasting and profound impact on issues impacting nurse safety, patient care and outcomes, and the culture of nursing as a whole.

The webcast covers why it’s important to a nurse’s career and to the profession as a whole to serve on boards. It also details strategies on how to get to serve on boards – what skills nurses need to do so in order to succeed and the process for getting a board seat.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Why nurses should want to sit on boards – benefits to careers and profession as a whole
  • What skills you need to succeed as a board member
  • How to determine which boards are the right ones to pursue
  • How the process works – from being selected to what board work actually entails

Presented By


Laurie Benson, Executive Director, Nurses on Board, ANA 

Laurie Benson, BSN, currently serves as the Executive Director, Nurses on Boards Coalition, whose mission is to improve health in communities across the nation by advancing at least 10,000 nurses to serve on all types of boards by 2020. She is a successful co-founder and former CEO of a technology firm growing revenues to $80 million at time of sale. She has served on 8 corporate Boards in the technology, finance, insurance, engineering, manufacturing, and services industries.

Additionally, she is actively engaged in several healthcare and entrepreneurial nonprofit boards. Laurie Benson is a successful corporate executive, founder, CEO, C-Suite Advisor, and board member. An entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience, Laurie’s passion and skills are focused on helping organizations and individuals realize their potential. As a result of her own highly engaged Board of Directors, Laurie was inspired to provide a significant impact on other organizations through board service. She has served on 8 Corporate Boards in the Technology, Finance, Insurance, Manufacturing and Services industries. Additionally, she has expertise and is actively engaged in the Healthcare Industry through board service, executive leadership and innovation roles.

After 25 years as successful CEO, Ms. Benson founded LSB Unlimited in 2009, advising CEOs, Presidents and Entrepreneurs on complex leadership issues including board governance, strategy, business growth, innovation, high performance teams, human resources and succession planning.

Pricing Information

Price: $40.00

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