Art of Nursing Program 2017 Speaker Profile

Marie Shanahan MA, BSN, RN, HN-BC

Marie Shanahan MA, BSN, RN, HN-BC

Marie Shanahan MA is President/CEO of The BirchTree Center for Healthcare Transformation. The Center helps healthcare organizations develop caring cultures and healthy work environments, with a strong focus on nurse self-care, resilience and quality. She has presented at the ANCC Magnet Conference, American Holistic Nurses Association, American Hospital Association Health Forum on Integrative Care and the NDNQI conferences among others.

She is the author of several articles and book chapter on healthcare transformation and integrative therapies. She received the AHNA’s 2016 Holistic Nurse of the Year and is currently a Fellow of the AONE/ASU Interprofessional Fellowship in Innovative Health Leadership.

Presentation Date: May 11, 2017
Topic: Bringing a self-care intervention to your unit: 5 steps to improve your success

  • Assess the need for a nurse self-care intervention in your workplace
  • Develop a plan for bringing a self-care intervention to your place of employment
  • Describe ways that healthy people impact the profession and patient care