We are in a constant state of influencing others and being influenced. Maximizing our ability to impact those around us is attainable if we take the time to develop our skill set and learn about the people we desire to influence. This presentation will help us become more intentional in our efforts to maximize our sphere of influence.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three things they need to learn about those they desire to influence
- Participants will be able to recall at least two characteristics they must possess as a good leader
- Participants will be able to identify at least two tactics that will help them enhance their influence
July 13, 2020
1.0 – Organizational Management and Leadership
AMY SIPLE is a national speaker on health care issues that impact older adults and the empowerment of health care givers. Although she speaks on many topics, there are two she has a particular passion for: equipping caregivers of clients afflicted with dementia, and medication management for the elderly. Amy maintains an active practice as geriatric nurse practitioner and is certified as a specialist in geriatrics and dementia care. Amy was an Associate Professor of Nursing for over 15 years. During this time, she taught a variety of subjects including: Pathophysiology, Nursing Assessment, Pharmacology, Advanced Principles of Aging, and Dying Well. As a part of the National Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium and the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium, Amy is committed to improving the care of the elderly. Amy is recognized as a leading expert on Alzheimer’s. In 2018, she was appointed by Governor Colyer to serve on the Alzheimer’s Task Force for the state of Kansas. In 2019, she was appointed by Governor Kelly to serve on the Board of Directors for Adult Care Home Administrators. Amy is the current president of the Kansas Advanced Practice Nurses Association. She appreciates the opportunity to equip, empower, educate and inspire healthcare providers and family caregivers across our nation.
Amy has been invited to provide commencement addresses and speak for numerous organizations including: the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Kansas Alliance of Nurse Practitioners, the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, the Alzheimer’s Association, Leading Age Kansas and more. In addition, she has been invited on several occasions to share her knowledge on health care-related topics at the Kansas Statehouse.