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Audio Session and Presentation Slides from Nursing Management Congress 2018

Does your staff hoard supplies? Is your clean utility room a mess? Are your non-salary expenses off the charts? Do you wish that once and for all your workplace could be clean, neat, and well-functioning? The 5S tool for workplace organization may be your solution. This useful LEAN strategy can help you meet important organization-department goals, particularly in the areas of resource management-employee engagement-and morale, safety, and performance improvement. This participative instructional session includes audience polling and gaming-you will learn new ways to assure your workplace is more organized, more efficient and a better place for your staff to deliver care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. List the five workplace practices that comprise the 5S Lean system.
  2. Explain concepts and activities associated with each 5S practice.
  3. Relate 5S to one's identified workplace goals and desired outcomes.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. (CE Broker Course #20-639029)

Test Code: NMC2018S234A
Published: September 2018
Expires: 9/3/2021
Sources: Nursing Management Congress 2018
Required Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Kristina Krail MPH, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, PMP Senior Associate-Healthcare Consultant
Categories: Management
Specialties: Management, Nurse Executive