By Invitation Only.
Registration Links sent via Email from SOWEGA-AHEC.

I.  Stakeholder Survey and Focus Group Datal Collection 

Data collection occurred November 2019 – January 2020 within SOWEGA-AHEC’s 38 county region from Nurse Educators including Deans and Admissions Directors of USG, TCSG, and Private RN Programs; Nurse Employers including CEOs, CNOs, and HR Directors of Hospitals and CHCs; Nurse Workforce and Nursing Students

II.  Stakeholder Virtual Data Chats (1 Hour)

Review and understand the subject-specific Survey and Focus Group data from the Executive Summary prepared by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and facilitated by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

Data Chat 1: Education & Retention
Summary Report
February 9, 2021 @ 1pm
February 3, 2021
Data Chat 2: Employment & Retention
Summary Report
February 16, 2021 @ 1pm
February 10, 2021

Pre-Reading includes data “nuggets” or essential points that need additional input

III.  Stakeholder Strategy Sessions (2 Hours)

Facilitated discussions on identifying gaps, recommendations, and strategies; facilitated by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

Strategy Session 1: Education & Retention
Pre-Reading Released
March 2, 2021 @ 1pm
February 24, 2021
Strategy Session 2: Transition, Employment & Retention
Pre-Reading Released
March 16, 2021 @ 1pm
March 10, 2021
Strategy Session 3: Recommendations, Priorities & Implementation
Pre-Reading & Summary Reports of Strategy Sessions 1 & 2
Summary Report of Strategy Session 3
March 30, 2021 @ 1pm
March 24, 2021

Pre-Reading includes session specific Executive Summary and Data Chat findings

IV.  SOWEGA-AHEC Virtual Regional Nursing Workforce Summit (2 Hours)

Facilitated discussion and prioritization of Strategy Session Recommendations and Strategies, timeline, and implementation plan.

May 11, 2021 @ 1pm

Nursing Summit Strategies
Summit Preparation Material

Pre-Reading includes Strategy Session Overview and Recommendations Report

V.  Workplan and Implementation Report

Action Item 1: Draft Workplan submitted to stakeholders for review and comment May 11
Action Item 2: Final Workplan submitted to Stakeholders May 11