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In-Person Seminar

Nurse Executive Exam Cram (Basic)

Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.

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Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
1-Day Event
Not Applicable
Keck Medical Center of USC, Health Sciences Campus - Los Angeles, California



Target Audience


Course Description

The Nurse Executive Exam Cram (Basic) is designed to provide an overview of those subjects that are included in the ANCC certification exam. Subjects covered include: professional practice, with focus on nursing theory, research, quality improvement, process improvement, change theory and ethics. Healthcare economics is reviewed, as well as the healthcare environment. Lastly, delivery of care including: regulatory, process outcome, Magnet recognition, benchmarking, charts and graphs are described. The course is a fast-paced, intense presentation, and review of the exam blueprint along with preliminary study is recommended prior to attending. After attending, participants are encouraged to create a study plan individualized to meet their needs to successfully pass this exam.


Who is eligible to take this exam? All requirements must be completed prior to application for this examination.

  • Hold a current, active RN license in a state or territory of the United States or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country.
  • Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing.
  • Hold at least 2,000 hours of experience in a leadership, management or administrative role with a primary responsibility for the daily operations and outcome of one (1) or more unit(s)/departments within the last three years.
  • Completed 30 hours of continuing education in nursing administration within the last three years. This requirement is waived if you have a master’s degree in nursing administration.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Describe the Nurse Executive (Basic), test plans and the practice requirements to sit for the exam.
  • Develop a study plan for the exam based on understanding the blueprint and domains of practice covered.
  • Identify common mistakes and pitfalls that are made during studying and testing for the exam.


Tuition Breakdown

Tuition Details

Please refer to the table below to determine your registration category.

Regisration Categories Description
General Registrant If your hospital is not listed below please select this category.
Host Registrant Keck Medicine of USC Employees

Contact Hours

ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider


Contact Hours: 7 


MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.

Course Materials


Julie Bacon, MSN-HCSM, NE-BC, NPD-BC, CPN, CPEN, C-NPT's Profile

Julie Bacon, MSN-HCSM, NE-BC, NPD-BC, CPN, CPEN, C-NPT Related Seminars and Products


Julie has over 25 years’ experience in emergency transport medicine, both flight and ground. Her expertise is in the area of pediatric and neonatal transport and critical care. As program manager and chief flight nurse at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital LifeLine in St. Petersburg, FL, she manages both a high acuity national/international transport team as well as the transfer and dispatch center.

Ms. Bacon holds multiple clinical and leadership certifications. She is an active participant in state disaster planning and management, and as a former hospital emergency management director, is a resource and instructor for hospital emergency preparation for disaster and terrorism. She currently serves as the clinical chair for the Florida EMS for Children State Advisory Committee, vice chair of the Florida State EMS Strategic Planning Committee and is an invited participant representing neonatal/maternal and pediatric issues on multiple state committees.

In addition to clinical topics in pediatric/neonatal critical care and transport medicine, she also lectures nationally and internationally on all areas of teamwork and staff resource management, prioritizing life in a high-stress environment and motivational issues.

Tuition Details

Please refer to the table below to determine your registration category.

Regisration Categories Description
General Registrant If your hospital is not listed below please select this category.
Host Registrant Keck Medicine of USC Employees

Pass Guarantee

MED-ED is so confident in the quality of our programs and presenters, that we guarantee you’ll pass your certification exam or you will receive a full tuition-refund.


We want you to pass! That’s why to qualify for a refund, the exam must be taken within 35 days of the seminar date or On-Demand eLearning, DVD-ROM or Audio CD course purchase date.

To be eligible for the refund, your request must be postmarked or received by our office within 30 days of receipt of your Exam Score Report.


*Our Pass Guarantee is not offered for Institutional eLearning orders.

General Information

Tuition Includes

Program Handout, Electronic PowerPoint Slides and CE Certificate.

The Day Of

Sign-in begins at 7:30 am. The day includes a one-hour lunch (on your own), as well as a morning and afternoon break of 15 minutes each. The order of lectures presented and break times may vary according to speaker preference.


Keck Medical Center of USC, Health Sciences Campus
Healthcare Center Building 4, 3rd Floor Multipurpose Room
1450 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033


Validated parking in lots P6 and P7.

Recommended Hotel

Hyatt House LA
University Medical Center
Rate - $199

Walk-In Fee

As long as space is available, you can register the day of the seminar with an additional walk-in fee of $15. Please note that only cash, money orders, credit cards and hospital checks are accepted at the door. Personal checks are not accepted.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing or by phone up to 14 days prior to the seminar will receive a Full Refund. A 10% processing fee will be charged for refunds requested less than 14 days prior to the seminar. Cancellation fee will be waived for tuition transferred to another seminar or if applied to Self-Study products. In the rare event that MED-ED must cancel, MED-ED’s liability is limited to tuition.

Hosting Hospital

Hosting Hospital

Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC

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MED-ED, Inc. A Leader in Nursing Continuing Education



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Location Map

Keck Medical Center of USC, Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, California 90033, United States
(800) 872-2273


Day 1
Date/Time: Mon, Jan 22, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM (PST)

Contact Hours: 7

Topics Covered

  • Review of Leadership Styles | Differences in Institution Plan | Global Review of Nursing Theorists
  • Components of Institutional Strategic Planning | Company Organization | Role of Human Capital
  • Labor Relations | Legal Organizations
    Negotiation | Arbitration | Unionization | Groupthink | Just Culture
  • Basic Formulas | Criminal vs. Civil Law
    Staffing, Profit, Loss Formulas | Torts and Concepts of Medical Negligence
  • Federal Documents | Medicaid and Medicare Differences and Similarities
  • Staffing Guidelines/Formulas | Nursing Models | Model of Nursing Professionalism
  • Change Models | Quality Improvement Theory and Terminology | Emotional Intelligence