Rose Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Dr. Rose Sherman joined the faculty in June of 2002 as Director of the Nursing Leadership Institute. Prior to assuming this position, Dr Sherman had a 25 year career with the Department of Veterans Affairs where she held leadership positions at five major VA Medical Centers including the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, the Miami VA Medical Center, the New York VA Medical Center, the Seattle VA Medical and the Washington DC VA Medical Center.
Dr. Sherman has extensive national experience speaking on a wide variety of leadership topics. She is the lead faculty for both the Emerging Leaders and Nursing Administration Master's Program. Dr. Sherman was named Florida Nurse Leader of the Year in 2005, by the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives; selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a three year Nurse Executive Fellowship, in 2006 and selected as the Distinguished Teacher of the Year for Florida Atlantic University in 2008. she was selected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2010.
Joyce Batcheller, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Dr.Joyce Batcheller is the President of CNO Solutions and is primarily responsible for the leadership development which includes the CNO Academy, CNO Executive Circle and on-boarding strategies. Joyce serves in a faculty role at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, Lubbock, Texas and is an American Nursing Association Nursing Knowledge Center consultant. Joyce has extensive experience in leading large system changes within a complex multi-hospital system. She served as chief nursing officer for 19 years of the largest health care system in Central Texas. She created and implemented a system wide shared governance model and led a pilot site for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Institute of Healthcare Improvement Transforming Care at the Bedside Project, eventually implementing its principles into patient care at all system facilities. Under her watch, nine of the system hospitals achieved American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) designation — four with Magnet® and five with Pathway to Excellence®.
Joyce has specialized in chief nursing officer on-boarding and authored numerous peer-reviewed publications on the subject. She is a holder of Fundamentals of Magnet® certificate. Dr. Batcheller is an innovative healthcare leader known for her ability to transform nursing and improve patient outcomes. Joyce inspires nurses and other health professionals to reach their full potential. Her ability to create a compelling vision and structures that engage, empower and stimulate innovation is one of her unique talents.