www.advanceweb.com | 2018 | MAGNET EDITION 17 • Empirical Outcomes Transformational Leadership: Elizabeth Batcher, BSN, RN, CEN, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in La Jolla, CA. A catalyst for change throughout the orga- nization, Batcher implemented a training pro- gram to better care for patients with acute respiratory failure and worked with the sepsis team to establish an expedited treatment pro- cess that saves lives. As chair of the Clinical Mentor Committee, Batcher motivates staff at all levels to work together to improve the patient experience. She is a committed teacher and mentor who leads efforts to transition new nurses and ensure they succeed. Structural Empowerment: Lindsay Norris, BSN, RN, oncology nurse at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City. Norris was diagnosed with stage 3 colorec- tal cancer at age 33. Her experience fundamen- tally changed her perspective of how nurses care for patients. She wrote a now-famous blog post documenting her experiences as both a caretaker and patient. Professional Practice: Yuki Asakura, PhD, RN, ACHPN, OCN, ACNS-BC, palliative care advanced practice nurse at Parker Adventist Hospital in Parker, CO. Dr. Asakura formed the hospital’s first Palliative Care program to improve knowledge and awareness and collaborated with an inter- disciplinary team to create a fourfold increase in palliative care referral volume. Her mission is to educate clinicians, physicians, patients, and families around the globe. In her native Japan, she is a strong advocate for end-of-life care to minimize the suffering of people with advanced illness. New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements: Sandy Quigley, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, CWOCN, clinical specialist in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Care at Boston Children’s Hospital. Quigley is a universally respected nurse leader in the assessment, prevention, and man- agement of pediatric hospital-acquired pres- sure injuries (HAPI). Her innovative research identified evidence-based, nurse-led practice changes that fundamentally transformed care of HAPI in infants and children worldwide. Empirical Outcomes: Jobic Ray Butao, BSN, RN, CCRN, clinical nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU) at West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami. He has led collaborative efforts to decrease catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and central-line associated blood- stream infections (CLABSI) to a sustained rate of zero, and implemented a program using a checklist to successfully prevent hospital-ac- quired conditions. n Rob has 15 years of experience writing and editing for healthcare. He previously worked for ADVANCE from 2002 to 2012. SOURCES: ANCC, Nursing World MAGNET EDITION    |  CONFERENCE Learn more Take the lead as a health care professional Ready to expand your professional boundaries, and step up as a leader? With our FlexPath format, you can earn your MHA in 12 months and under $9,500.* *Based on fastest 10 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees may apply.