Nursing Hot Topics – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace



12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics: Definition of sexual harassment; Identifying types of sexual harassment; What to do if you are being sexually harassed; Whistleblower protection
Credits Offered:
This event offers 1.0 CE credit to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Illinois Nurses Foundation is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define sexual harassment
  • Identify types of sexual harassment
  • What to do if you are being sexually harassed
  • Whistleblower protections

Presented by: Susan Y. Swart EdD, MS, RN, CAE

Susan Y. Swart is an accomplished nurse leader with over 16 years of nursing and nursing regulation experience. She is the CEO of SYS Consulting Solutions, Inc. and has served as the Executive Director for ANA-Illinois, and the Illinois Nurses Foundation since 2008 and for the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Registered Nursing since 2013. Dr. Swart routinely presents and consults on scope of practice issues, ethics, nursing regulation, and public policy development. She is known for her coalition-building skills, innovative leadership approaches, and building partnerships to advance the nursing profession. Dr. Swart believes that as a licensed registered nurse, she has a professional responsibility to actively participate in her professional association to shape the profession and improve healthcare for all people. It is her life’s mission to foster nurse empowerment and help ensure that nurses are at the table whenever health policy discussions are occurring .