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Program Director Spotlight

Becky Skinner MSN, RN, PCCN 

Becky Skinner is a Professional Development Specialist and Pathway Program Director and two-time Pathway designated CarolinaEast Medical Center.  CarolinaEast Medical Center achieved their second designation in June 2020. Becky shares the personal impact of designation, using the framework through the pandemic and future plans.  Read More

Official Leadership Journal of the Pathway to Excellence® Program

2020 ANCC Pathway Award® winner

Ball, Sarah MSN, ARPN, FNP-BC; Diggins, Kristene DNP, MBA, CNE, NEA-BC, FAANP; Martindale, Nairobi DO; Patterson, Angela DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP; Pohnert, Anne M. MSN, FNP-BC; Thomas, Jacinta DNP, FNP-C; Todd, Tammy MSN, CRNP, CPHQ; Bates, Melissa DNP, RN, CDE

Each year since 2011, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has partnered with Cerner to bestow the ANCC Pathway Award® on a Pathway to Excellence®-designated organization to elevate the practice environment using innovative technologies. Cerner has generously doubled the award prize from $25,000 to $50,000 in 2020. MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, is the first national retail clinic to be recognized with this award. They stood out from other submissions with their proposal “Virtual Collaboration (VC) for Nurses.” Being a national organization means that the benefits of their proposed program can impact millions of people across the country.

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Featured Article

Navigating the peaks to Pathway success

McClarigan, Linda MSHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC; Mader, David BSN, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC; Reardon, Carrie BSN, RN; Keegan, Lisa BSN, RN; Frenette, Jennie BSN, RN; Finn, Kristin BSN, RNC-OB; Schneider, William RN, CCRN; Makrin, Kristin RN

This article discusses the necessary steps to prepare, submit documents for, and be successful in maintaining PTE designation, as well as outlining the challenges faced by Adirondack Health along the journey.

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    Cynthia Laufenberg
Nursing Management’s Editorial Director 

“Our partnership with the Pathway to Excellence team has given us a unique opportunity to share their expertise and knowledge with our readers, helping them improve their leadership skills on both a personal and organizational level,” says Cynthia Laufenberg, MA, Editorial Director of Nursing Management. “We’re proud to be the Official Leadership Journal of the Pathway to Excellence Program, and we love to receive manuscript submissions for Nursing Management from ANCC members at Pathway facilities. If you’d like to write for us, please submit a manuscript online here. We look forward to hearing from you!”