Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses


2021 Leadership Forum September 25, 2021

"Leadership and Professional Growth For A Lifetime ~ 
Demonstrating Value"

Saturday, September 25, 2021
9:30am to 3:15pm
4.5 CE Nursing
4 CCM contact hours APPROVED


Program Schedule

9:30-10:00am Welcome / Informal networking

10:00-11:00am Leadership Concepts and Metrics: Targets for Success 

Joanne S. Hoertz, RN MSN CRRN, Brooks Rehabilitation

11:00-11:15am Break / Vendor Showcase

11:15-12:15pm The Value of Certification-A Panel Discussion

Stella Mason, MBA, MSN, RN, CRRN, Kindred Healthcare & ARN RNCB; Mary Jo Barnett, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CRRN, Orlando Health and Sue Brown, MSN, RN-BC, CRRN, CCM, RNA, CMAC, FSARN

12:15-1:10pm Lunch / Virtual Tour of ORMC Rehab Unit / Vendor Showcase

1:10-2:10pm Market Yourself to Land A Job You Love

Sarah Metzler, SPHR, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altamonte Springs

2:10-3:10pm Make Yourself a Priority-Habits to Thrive and Live Your Best Life

Mari Diaz, Master Herbalist, Life Coach, CEO OM/InTouch/Just Begin Magazine

3:10-3:15pm Program Evaluations and CE Certificates

2020 Leadership Forum November 7, 2020

"Leadership, Resilience & Growth ~ Navigating With A Moral Compass During Uncharted Times"

Key Sponsors: 

Cure Medical                                                                   NeuLife Rehab


Additional Sponsors: 



Memorial Rehabilitation Institute

Orthopaedic Center of South Florida

Strive Recreational Therapy

University of Texas Arlington 


2019 Leadership Forum

"Leadership, Ethics & Social Media~Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together"

Thank you to our sponsors:

Site provided by Orlando Regional Medical Center

Breakfast provided by Brooks Rehab Hospital

Lunch provided by Regal Home Services

Beverages provided by Florida OrthoCare


2018 Leadership Forum

Integration of All through Ethics & Leadership ~ Conquering the Challenges of the Multigenerational Workplace

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors: NeuLife Rehab & One Call 

Elite Sponsors: Purdue Global, ORMC Rehabilitation and Home Health, Hanger, Walk-In Clinic Dr. Anita Gupta and Ability Rehabilitation

Power Point Presentations: 
     Veronica Decker, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, MBA, RN
     Bruce McClearen, MPA
     Michael Horowitz, Esq.


2017 Leadership Forum

Creating a Culture for Success
A Leadership Forum Presented by the 
Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 

September 10, 2016
Lakeland Regional Health
210 Florida Ave S (Sun Trust Building)
Lakeland, FL 33801

4.5 Nursing Contact Hours FBN-50-777
4 CCM Contact Hours CCMC 150003675  
Participation is FREE for FSARN Members
$25.00 Non FSARN Members 
$10.00 Unlicensed Nursing Students/New Graduates

Goals for the leadership forum:  To increase the attendee?s awareness of opportunities to develop and enhance their leadership skills and support new nurses entering the profession.  Following the leadership forum, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the key points of Bullying in nursing.
2. Describe leadership strategies to assist new graduates to make a smooth transition. 
3. Identify available resources for the rehabilitation patient.
4. Understand how to prepare for a video interview.
5. Discuss how social media can impact your career.
6. Determine which applicants to interview.
7. State the process for developing a poster presentation.
8. Articulate the steps and tasks involved in coordinating a professional educational event
9. Understand the certification process for continuing education

Program Schedule

9:30-10:00am Vendor Set up/ registration
10:00-11:00am Bullying in Nursing
                          Eliza Smith RN
                          Lynn Maltais RN
11:00-11:15am Break with Vendors
11:15-12:15pm Professional Advancement-Recruiting & Interviewing Strategies 
                           Ryan Mace
12:15-1:10pm Lunch with Vendors (Lunch compliments of Regal Home Services)
1:10-1:30pm Poster Development. Facilitator:  Donna Bagley RN, MSN, CRRN 
                      Diana Allen  BSN, RN, CRRN
                      Cynthia Hernandez, MSN/Ed, RN, CRRN
1:30-2:30pm Coordinating an Educational Event for Healthcare Professionals-Panel Presentation
                    Moderator:  Sue Brown, MSN, RN-BC, CRRN, CCM, RNA, CMAC
                    FSARN Panel Members: TBA
2:30-2:50pm Curriculum Development-Getting Your Program Approved & Certified
                     Kathleen Sobczak, RN, BS, CRRN, COHN-S, CNLCP, CCM
2:50-3:10pm Creativity in Leadership
                      :  Lisa Pervin PhD, RN, CRRN
3:10-3:15p, Evaluations and CE Certificates
Register online only via PayPal at www.FSARN.org 
Space is limited and registrations accepted on a first come first serve basis
Limited vendor opportunities available Contact Dawn Etman 727-599-6404 or dawn.etman@ahss.org
For attendee information contact Sue Brown 954-829-6185 or suebrowncrrn@gmail.com
Thank you to our premier sponsor Lakeland Regional Health & Regal Home Services

Leading to Success
Memorial Rehabilitation Institute

Corporate Sponsors: Coloplast, Regal Home Services, Memorial Rehab Institute, Neulife Rehab, Strive, West Florida University

Power Point Downloads:

Building Your Resiliency Muscle Through the Ups and Downs of Leadership Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Ed. in Chief, Nurse Leader, FAU  

Lead With Love  Mary-Helen Day, MS, Accomplished Toastmaster, Toastmasters International

Code of Professional Conduct for Case Managers and Nurses Ann-Lynn Denker, ARNP, PhD, Member of Univ. of Miami Bio-Ethics Program

ARN Presentation



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