Dr. Linda Shell is an advanced practice nurse, consultant, and educator with a passion for developing leaders, delivering quality care, and challenging the status quo of long-term care. As principal of lindashell.com, she collaborates with organizations across the country on education, leadership development, post-Covid recovery, workforce challenges, dementia programming, and sleep improvement.
Dr. Shell currently serves as the president of the American Association of Post-Acute Nursing Education Board. She has also served on LeadingAge of Minnesota and the Minnesota Gerontological Society boards. She has been instrumental in the development and delivery of numerous leadership programs across the country, including Minnesota LeadingAge Leadership Academy and Volunteers of America Leadership University. She also serves as adjunct professor of nursing at Bethel University in St. Paul.
As author of the proprietary, evidence-based SurTHRIVE Leadership learning platform, she has touched the lives of thousands of leaders through numerous keynotes and local, state, and national workshops, seminars, and conferences. She is known for her engaging and inspirational style.
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The health care environment is rapidly changing, resulting in a challenging and tumultuous work environment. To navigate the ever-changing landscape, leaders must be resilient, allowing for flexibility and adaptability to new ideas and…Read More See Course Details
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It is essential that leaders understand the role of leading others, since without followers, there is no leadership. The workforce of today is very different from that of previous generations and demands a higher level of leader. Leaders…Read More See Course Details
Change happens within organizations at all levels, requiring leaders to be skilled in navigating the challenges of the change process. A variety of evidenced-based models exist that can be used to guide these organizational changes.…Read More See Course Details
One of the impending challenges facing health care providers today is the need for quality staff. Increased regulations, decreased funding, smaller pools of employees for hire, and expanding job opportunities have had a significant impact…Read More See Course Details
Employee First Culture is characterized by a working environment that is focused on a commitment to the well-being of staff and the building of relationships. Because of the trend toward person-centeredness and the focus on workforce…Read More See Course Details
This course for all health care professionals in any setting is Part 2 of the series on developing an employee first culture. Creating an employee first culture is vital because residents/patients so tangibly experience the personal…Read More See Course Details
Team building in the workplace has traditionally not been a priority for most organizations. With challenges in staffing turnover and retention, organizations have chosen to dedicate their valuable energies and resources to other areas…Read More See Course Details
Effective teams have been shown to improve patient outcomes, boost employee morale, and increase job satisfaction. However, team building is not a simple one-time activity that can be done in advance of a specific project, but rather…Read More See Course Details
Much of the work in health care organizations is done in teams--quality team, clinical team, leadership team, etc.--without the specific role and impact of these teams being defined. Most teams are expected to demonstrate significant…Read More See Course Details
Video Runtime: 58 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 31 Minutes
An informal leader is a person within an organization who is viewed as someone that others listen to and follow due to their experience and reputation among peers.… Read More
Video Runtime: 55 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 29 Minutes
An informal leader is a person within an organization who is viewed as someone that others listen to and follow due to the person's experience and reputation among… Read More
Video Runtime: 17 Minutes
Excellent customer service is essential for positions that involve interactions with people. In the long-term setting, customer service goes beyond just good quality service; it involves creating… Read More
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The work environment of health care has dramatically changed over the last few years, with increasing amounts of turnover and lower levels of employee engagement. This evolving workplace generates… Read More
Video Runtime: 112 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 42 Minutes This training program has been approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is in compliance with Section 400.4785 (1)(f) FS. and rules 58A-8.001 and 58A.8.002,… Read MoreSee Course Details
Video Runtime: 59 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 30 Minutes This training program has been approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is in compliance with Section 400.4785 (1)(f) FS. and rules 58A-8.001 and 58A.8.002,… Read MoreSee Course Details
Video Runtime: 178 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 59 Minutes This training program has been approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is in compliance with Section 400.4785 (1)(f) FS. and rules 58A-8.001 and 58A.8.002,… Read MoreSee Course Details
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