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91. Strategically Advancing Addictions Nursing Locally to Globally

91. Strategically Advancing Addictions Nursing Locally to Globally

Strategically Advancing Addictions Nursing Locally to Globally

Michelle Acorn, DNP, NP PHC/Adult, CGNC, FCAN, FAAN; Chief Nurse, International Council of Nurses; Ontario, Canada

Learning objectives:
  1. Highlight key global strategic nursing priorities.
  2. Reveal how to leverage your value-added nursing impacts for population and professional health from local to global. 
Abstract:

Leveraging your competence, confidence, connections and compassion to advance addictions population health is paramount.

Navigational acumen from the bedside, boardroom, classroom and beyond can catapult our collective value-added contributions.  

Key global strategic resource awareness will raise your policy literacy and strengthen collaborations. Health workforce systems priorities from the lens of addiction nurse clinicians, educators, leaders, researchers and quality improvers can optimize integration, drive investments, and strengthen access and  service delivery. 

Biography

Chief Nurse, International Council of Nurses
Dr. Michelle Acorn, DNP, NP PHC/Adult, CGNC, FCAN, FAAN

Dr. Acorn has evolved from diploma to post-doctoral education. Michelle completed her Doctor of Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Nursing Practice.   She was an inaugural international Miller Foundation Post-Doctoral System Chief Nurse Executive Fellow and is in the second Coldiron Fellow cohort in the Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western University.

Dr. Acorn was inducted as an inaugural Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Nursing. She was also inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. 

Dr. Acorn transitioned from clinical to executive leadership in 2018 as the Ontario Provincial Chief Nursing Officer in Canada, providing strategic nursing expertise and advice. 

Dr. Acorn was appointed as the inaugural Chief Nurse of the International Council of Nurses in 2021, a federation representing over 28 million nurses worldwide. Michelle is certified as a Global Nurse Consultant.  She continues to practice clinically and teach graduate prepared nurses.  

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