In September 2008, nurse executives from around the country met in Scottsdale, Ariz, to develop practical tools and recommendations for "Driving Patient Safety Through Transformation," the theme of the fourth annual Nursing Leadership Congress. The Congress was made possible through an educational grant from McKesson and Intel in collaboration with sponsorship from the American Organization of Nurse Executives, Institute for Safe Medication Practices and National Patient Safety Foundation.
This paper summarizes the Congress plenary sessions and roundtable discussions. Plenaries included the following:
Full proceedings can be downloaded at http://www.nursingleadershipcongress.com.