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Code Lavender: Not your Typical Code


Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:00pm ET - 1:00pm ET
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What Code Lavender is and how nurse leaders may implement it to support their staff nurses and thereby improve their staff's quality of work life and patient outcomes.


Bree Becker, MSN, NP-C, RNC-MNN and Renee Brand, RN, BSN, PCCN

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.0 contact hour to attendees.

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This National Nurses Week, demonstrate your dedication to supporting and taking care of your healthcare staff by attending this one hour presentation about Code Lavender, what it is, and how implementing it in your healthcare facility can improve your staff's wellbeing, work satisfaction, and ultimately, patient outcomes. 

1 contact hour. 

Open to anyone interested in learning about Code Lavender. 

Meet the speakers


Bree Becker, MSN, NP-C, RNC-MNN

Bree graduated from the Byrdine Lewis School of Nursing at Georgia State University in 2007, and received her Master’s as a Family Practice NP in December 2018. Before becoming the Director of Clinical and Quality for Matchwell, Bree worked as a Clinical  Development Specialist for the largest women and infant hospital in the US. She helped create  the first ever Critical Event Training for her department and was involved in restructuring the  competency program from paper to computer based method. She also started the first flipped  classroom method for a nurse residency program, which lead to more competent and confident  nurses entering their first nursing position. 

Renee Brand, RN, BSN, PCCN

Renee Brand began her career in New York, Long Island in 2008 at Southside Hospital Northwell Healthcare as a staff nurse on an advanced medical/surgical, step-down ventilator unit. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN) from the University of Phoenix and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing Degree (MSN) at Northcentral University.

She has subsequently served in the role of preceptor, nurse mentor, and charge nurse. In 2016, Ms. Brand transitioned to a cardiac/telemetry progressive care unit in Atlanta, Georgia at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital where she attained the role of permanent charge nurse and became certified as a progressive care cardiac nurse (PCCN). Her passion for education and advancement of the nurse profession has led her to formulate a process improvement/Code Lavender task force at her current place of employment. Ms. Brand is in the process of implementing a Code Lavender program at Piedmont Atlanta.

For questions or inquiries, please contact GNA Communications Manager Charlotte Baez-Diaz at

Georgia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of  nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.