Health Care Recruitment and Retention 2018

Health Care Recruitment and Retention 2018

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 4.25 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity. 

 Human Resource Professionals

This activity, ID No. 358280, has been approved for 4.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

 The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Recruitment refers to the process of attracting, screening and selecting qualified people for a position within an organization. It is an important management activity in securing an effective workforce. Retention strategies strengthen the ability to attract and retain their workforce. 

Join us September 6 in Ruleville to learn how to enhance your R&R.  There is no registration fee but registration is required. 
This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the Mississippi Hospital Association. 

This program presented through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant.

Purpose: Recruitment and retention of health care workforce.

Target Audience: Leaders at hospitals and other health care settings, nurse leaders, nursing professionals, schools of nursing, human resource professionals.


John Green, Dir., Center for Population Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of Mississippi
Sheila Keller, PhD, President, Morgan Keller Consulting, LLC
Debbie Logan, RN, MHA, Logan Consulting Management
Curnis Upkins, VP, Human Resources and Workforce Services, Mississippi Hospital Association

Agenda: Held in the Beacon Wellness Center, NSMC
8:30 a.m. Registration with light refreshment
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introductions, D Logan
9:00 a.m. Healthcare Workforce Patterns, J Green
10:15 a.m. Workforce Data, S Keller
11:20 a.m. Group Discussion | Q&A
11:30 a.m. Lunch Provided 
12:30 p.m. The Development of a Successful R&R Program, C Upkins
1:45 p.m. Externship Program 2018, D Logan
2:15 p.m. Q&A, Evaluation, Adjourn

There is no cost to register. Register below. 


• Identify publicly available data sources to understand workforce and employer data.
• Explore patterns in health care workforce and employers data.
• Synthesize research on what we know about why staff members choose to stay or leave an employer.
• Build strategies for utilizing data and research on workforce and employer data to inform program and policy planning. 


• Identify the national nursing recruitment and retention practices.
• Explore Mississippi nursing workforce data related to vacancy, turnover, and salaries.
• Examine nursing graduate earning and retention practices in healthcare employment. 


• Describe the externship program for nursing students.
• Identify the advantages to nursing departments who implement an extern program.
• Examine the evaluations from nursing students participating in the extern program.


• Discuss the development of a successful recruitment and retention program.
• Provide practical strategies on how to select talent.
• Discuss employee development that contribute to retention.

CONTINUING EDUCATION Accreditation Statement
 In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and The Mississippi Hospital Association.  AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AXIS Contact Information 
For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship 
 John J. Green Ph.D.  Nothing to disclose
 Sheila D. Keller, Ph.D.  Nothing to disclose
 Debbie Logan, RN, BSN, MHA  Nothing to disclose
 Curnis Upkins, Jr., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CHHR  Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers, Robin Powell, Dee Morgillo, MEd, CHCP, and Holly Hampe, D.Sc., RN, MHA, MRM, reported no financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use 
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.  
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Americans with Disabilities Act 
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request. For any special requests, please Robin Powell at (601) 368-3321 or before the meeting dates.

Requirements for credit:  
Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials. 
Complete the CE Declaration form online by 11:59 pm ET October 6, 2018. Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation. 
Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.

9/6/2018 9:00 AM - 9/6/2018 3:00 PM
North Sunflower Medical Center
840 N Oak Avenue
Ruleville, MS United States


Thursday, 06 September 2018

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9/6/2018 9:00 AM

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