Consulting, Advocating, and Empowering with Purpose
WHO: I, Dr. Cheryl Okoli, DHA, have over 19 years of health care experience in acute care, operating room, academia, community, and long-term care. I have had various roles at the front-lines and as a research assistant, nursing practice instructor, advance practice nurse (clinical nurse specialist), director, and as a consultant.
I am also passionate about health care administration and have recently acquired my doctorate in health administration (please see experience to date and qualifications on the Resume tab). The title of my dissertation was "The Phenomenon of the Negative Outcomes of Destructive Conflict in Home Care Management in Alberta, Canada." I have served/serve on two committees (Policy and Procedure Refresh Group and the Audit Committee) of the Canadian Chapter of the American College of Health Care Executives.
I am interested in implementing innovative health care models that are evidence-based to meet population health needs.
WHAT: My business has two arms:
1) Administrative: The administrative arm covers consultation services reIated to organizational development such as strategic management, change management, risk management, quality improvement, and policy/standard/educational reviews for all levels of an organization.
WHY: MESSAGE BEHIND THE NAME
I chose the business name: “Shalom: Eagle’s Wings” because I want to empower you to live peacefully with the informed decision you’ve made concerning organizational productivity enhancement (for my organizational development services) and uterine fibroid management (for women health services); transcend above that which you cannot control like an eagle; have a safe environment to share your story, and receive guidance in a nurturing environment. Shalom does not only mean peace, but wholeness as well. Do you not want a peaceful and whole workplace/life? :)
Policy Makers (e.g., government, professional regulators)
Employees of all levels of an organization but I have a special interest in leadership and management.
Individuals of all work of life
Non-profit and Not-for-Profit
All associated fees can be found under the Book Online Tab that is currently under revision, but you can contact me at email@example.com for all booking and payment enquiries. ***Special packages for services and bonus offers can be tailored to individual and organization needs upon request***.
Health Administration (Please click on the resume tab for a more comprehensive list)
One of many examples is that I successfully advocated and implemented system changes for the Dementia Care Team admission criteria for clients in Home Care, Alberta to be more inclusive, proactive, and not just a paradigm of crisis management.
I am a published author and recipient of the 2011 ORNAC / Johnson & Johnson Drake Thompson Writing Award for my work on conflict resolution- a skill that is beneficial for personal interactions in daily life and in the delivery of safe and quality care at the system, organizational, and interdisciplinary health care team levels. My most recent book in 2021, Conflict Resolution in the Operating Room: Fight, Flight, or Growth, and Communication. A Manual for New Employees (Revised), has been translated into five European languages and is available on Amazon and morebooks.shop. I am also a Hybrid Program Certified Coach with the Canadian International Institute for Applied Negotiation (CIIAN).
I was a recipient of the Women of Vision 10th Year Anniversary of Mother's Day Get Together "Recognition of Service Guest Speaker" on May 7 2022 for being a guest speaker on uterine fibroids in 2018.
I have presented at The Women's Information Network (2021),Women of Vision (2018), and a workshop (SCORNA) (over 10 years ago), on uterine fibroid care (both conventional and non-conventional). I have also drafted research proposals to help prevent/alleviate uterine fibroids in high risk women and screening for women at risk for symptomatic uterine fibroids. One such proposal was submitted to the Toward Optimized Practice in Alberta.