Lectures & Workshops
Suzanne Gordon had conducted lectures and workshops all over the world. She has worked with nurses from the United States, Canada, Ireland, Scandinavia, Iceland, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, New Zealand and South Africa.
Here is a clip of one of Suzanne’s lectures, which was From Silence To Voice — a keynote given at the National Association of School Nurses in 2009.
Suzanne can tailor lectures and conferences to the needs of different groups. The following are a few of her current lecture or workshop topics:
First Do Less Harm: How to Confront the Vexing Issues in Patient Safety
Team Intelligence in Action: Team Work for Nurse Managers
Team Intelligence In Action: Why Emotional Intelligence Isn’t Enough to Make Healthcare Safer for Patients and More Satisfying for Staff
Beyond the Checklist: What Healthcare Can Learn from Aviation Safety and Teamwork
Beyond the Checklist: What Nurses Need to Know About Aviation Safety and Teamwork
From Silence to Voice: Putting Nursing Center Stage
Nursing: The Mind at Work
Bedside Manners: How Nurses Can Transform RN-Physician Relationships to Promote Patient Safety and Nurse Retention
Teamwork Training for Patient Safety: Why Just Learning Together Is Not Enough
When Chicken Soup Isn’t Enough: How Assertive Nursing Action Saves Patients
Speaking Engagements 2013
February 4, Toronto
5 to 7 pm
Book Party and signing at the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, 155 College St. (6th Floor) (RSVP at 416-946-7097)
March 16, Bay Area
Book Party, from 4 to 8 pm at home of Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon
747 Lobos Avenue, Richmond, CA
(Call 510-260-0636 for directions and details)
April 4, Washington, D.C.
Noon to 1:30 pm
Book Signing and Brown Bag Lunch Discussion at national headquarters of the AFL-CIO, 815 16th St. N.W. Washington, D.C.
(Call Sarah Lewis at 202-637-5000 for more information)
April 23, New York City
5:30 to 8:30 pm
Book Party celebrating publication of Beyond The Checklist and ten years of our Cornell ILR Press series on Culture and Politics of Healthcare Work, Cornell ILR School Extension Program, 16 East 34th St., Manhattan.
(Call 617-460-6606 for more information).
May 9, New Orleans
Suzanne Gordon will be speaking about Beyond The Checklist and presenting her play, Bedside Manners, at the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress New Orleans.
(See http://npsfcongress.org for registration and schedule information.)
March 8, Quebec, Canada
Silence to Voice Workshop, Faculty of Nursing, University of Laval, Quebec City
April 24, Northwest Territories, Canada
Keynote Speech, Yellowknife
June 7, St. Johns, Newfoundland
Keynote Speech, Innovations Conference, Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador
June 12, Snow Bird, Utah
Keynote Speech, Annual Conference American Holistic Nurses Association
July 13, Vail, Colorado
Presentation of Bedside Manners, Colorado Hospital Association
September 7, Portland, Maine
Keynote, Annual Patient Safety Academy, Maine Critical Access Hospital Patient Safety Collaborative