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A U G U S T 2 0 2 0 • O R E X C E L L E N C E . C O M • 2 3 example is important, but there are other ways to build a diverse culture. Perform a deep analysis to understand your work environ- ment. Think through the services you offer. You must be tactical, not just strategic. Be aware of the disruptive demographics that would lead you to change your strategic planning and be agile in how you respond to those market forces. Diversity hap- pens by design, not by default. It takes prioritization and focus. It takes time, money and people. It must be made a priority. What do you want attendees to think about after listening to your talk? I hope they leave the session with an improved awareness and understanding of the disruptive demographics within their communities. I want them to be able to distinguish between equality and equity, and have a realistic understanding of how inclusive excellence works in service and leadership. I'll teach them vital strategies for achieving those goals. Patients are in their most vulnerable states when they arrive for care. There is an inequity of power. They trust that you will care for them, and those like them, to the best of your abilities. Healthcare professionals have the honor of caring for diverse individuals. It's a sacred place. It's where science, spirit and service come together. OSM Built by perioperative clinicians and based on the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. • Improve patient care • Lower costs • Meet regulatory standards • Capture data to make better decisions • Measure your nurse's value THE ONLY EVIDENCE-BASED PERIOPERATIVE CONTENT TO ENHANCE YOUR EHR www.aorn.org/syntegrity "Diversity happens by design, not by default. It must be made a priority."

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