We are pleased to announce that this year's 2017 Michigan Nursing Summit, October 11-13, will begin with a Pre-Conference Workshop, featuring Loraine Frank-Lightfoot, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC. Frank-Lightfoot will be speaking at the workshop titled Mapping Your Way to Board Leadership.
Dr. Frank-Lightfoot is the Chief Nursing Officer of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan, the flagship of the nine hospital Munson Healthcare System. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice and a Clinical Instructor of Practice with the Ohio State University. Prior to her role at Munson, Loraine was the CNO for Parkview Regional Medical Center and Affiliates in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Recent projects included the development of a community health worker program, transitional care unit, a multi-disciplinary staff-driven evidence based practice model and a standardized after hospital care plan. Loraine is a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow Alumnus and is certified in the use of LEAN methodologies.
Loraine is a member of the Michigan Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Nurses Association. She has been inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi and has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumni by the University of Akron. Loraine holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The Ohio State University, a master’s degree in business from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Akron.