Deborah Laughon
Director of Professional Development and Clinical Excellence at Advent Health Celebration

Deborah Laughon, MSN-ED MS DBA, CCRN CENP currently holds the position of Director of Professional Development and Clinical Excellence at AdventHealth Celebration in Celebration, Florida. She comes to this position with 30 plus years in cardiovascular critical care nursing, from bedside to administrative roles, including Nurse Manager, and Director. The professional development role focuses on clinical and leadership education across the campus. The role responsibilities of clinical excellence integrate process improvement, shared leadership, and strategic planning for nursing to improve clinical outcomes and economic efficiencies across the organization. She is the Magnet Program Director for the Magnet designated facility: AH Celebration.

She is also an online adjunct faculty for the University of Phoenix, in their Master's of Nursing, Healthcare Science and Business programs. She is also online adjunct faculty for Texas A & M International University. She teaches courses such as Health Care Finance, Economics, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Health Policy and Ethics, and Organizational Learning.

Deborah has been very involved in the American Association of Critical Care Nursing, holding a number of positions, locally, nationally and currently is a member of AONE, STTI, and FNA