We are pleased to welcome the following speakers.
RN, BScN, MHA, MScN, ENC(C), CCMP
Sharon Ramagnano is the Operations Director- Emergency, Critical Care, & Trauma Program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Sharon has an extensive background in leadership, education, quality improvement, policy, and performance measurement. Sharon is a dual masters prepared nurse with a Masters in Science in Nursing and a Masters of Health Administration. She is also Emergency Nursing Certified and has a practitioner level certification in Change Management. Sharon has also taught the Emergency Nursing program as well as critical care courses at the college and certificate level as well as at York University in year 3 and 4 of the nursing program. Sharon has also been an adjunct lecturer at the University of Toronto and is a TNCC and ENPC instructor and instructor trainer for Ontario. She has served on the National Emergency Nurses Association Board as the Ontario education lead as well as on the ENAO board of directors.
Sharon’s 30 year career includes extensive experience in Emergency Nursing and Trauma, where she worked as a front-line nurse, clinical educator, research nurse, advanced practice nurse, and Trauma Program Manager at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Sharon also worked as the Director of Policy Education and Practice at Trillium Gift of Life (TGLN) where she worked on standardization of care, best practices, integration of a transplant hospital coordinator model, the first hand transplant program in Canada, as well as performance improvement for provincial Transplant care.
In her role as the Trauma Program Manager at Sunnybrook, Sharon led the team in the redevelopment of the P.A.R.T.Y. Program internationally which included development of an Indigenous P.A.R.T.Y. Program with ORNGE, as well as bringing and advancing the first American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® program to Canada. She also collaborated with external stakeholders including EMS and Police to develop and advance Trauma education as well as patient outcome reporting. At RVH Sharon has implemented and evaluated many change management and quality improvement processes, and has led the development and implementation of one of the first Level 3 Trauma Programs in Ontario.
Sharon’s primary areas of expertise and interests include quality improvement, change management, education, staff development/retention and mentoring, program development and evaluation, and performance measurement and improvement. She is most proud of watching her team members succeed and grow, and her family which includes her 3 children and of course her 2 dogs.
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