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Maintain survey compliance &
improve clinical outcomes 

A 4-Step Framework for Survey Success in Skilled Nursing Facilities

FREE e-book

Leadership Lapses: The Top 10 Most Overlooked Mistakes That Will Guarantee a Failed Survey

Even with the best-designed survey plans, skilled nursing facilities can sabotage their survey success if leaders make these ten mistakes. Clinical compliance starts with leadership, and with these blind spots addressed, your facility can save money on avoidable deficiencies and significantly improve survey outcomes.

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survey prep
training program

"Survey Survival: A Four Step "F-Tag" Framework for Survey Success"

Live 90-minute Training for Your Entire Team

Kickstart your survey prep, by learning exactly what to do before, during, and immediately after your facility's next survey.

Survey Survival Handbook

Receive access to our signature Survey Survival Handbook, a timeless resource to include in your staff development library.

On-the-Spot Advising & Customized Action Steps 

Every facility is different. Get access to on-the-spot advising during your live training session.

Trainings are available virtually or in-person at your facility. Travel costs will be added to the training price.

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Survey s.O.S.

Virtual Survey Prep Coaching

Are you a leader who needs help motivating your clinical team, holding poor performers accountable, navigating dysfunctional facilities, or addressing resident care issues in accordance with compliance standards? Schedule one or more Survey S.O.S. Advising sessions to get on-demand support for your most pressing clinical needs.

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Need on-site survey support? 

If you would like a team member to provide on-site support at one or more of your facilities prior to or during your next survey, simply submit your request using the button below. Our team is currently available to travel to all 50 states, including Hawaii. Due to high demand, our availability is limited during certain times of the year. However, every effort is made to accommodate requests. Requests are made on a first-come-first-served basis. A proposal with pricing will be sent once you complete your submission.  We look forward to serving you.

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Dr. Valecia A. baldwin
founder, nurses take the lead

As an expert leader, Dr. Valecia A. Baldwin is the ideal partner for anyone seeking help with survey-related issues. As the founder of Nurses Take The Lead and the leader of the Survey Survival Team, Dr. Baldwin brings over three decades of experience in post-acute care to the table. She is nationally certified as a Director of Nursing, Health Facility Manager, and Infection Preventionist. As a consultant, Dr. Baldwin has traveled over 25,000 miles in various leadership roles helping skilled nursing facilities enhance their clinical practices and resident care standards.


As a Doctor of Healthcare Administration, Dr. Baldwin is in high demand by corporate and regional healthcare teams for her four-step "F-TAG" framework, which has helped numerous facilities accelerate their clinical excellence and achieve success. When you work with our Survey Survival Team, you can rest assured that you are receiving expert guidance from seasoned professionals dedicated to helping healthcare facilities achieve sustained compliance.


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