8:00 am-4:00 pm both Days
Certificates of Completion will be awarded to all participants who complete both class dates in it’s entirety.
Clock Hours: 16 CEU’s:1.6 Contact Hours: 16
This workshop is designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the MN Board of Nursing. It is the responsibility of the nurse to determine whether these activities meet the current criteria for continuing education.
This two-day workshop is focused on the role of the charge nurse and will benefit those new to the charge nursing role as well as those with experience. Leadership styles, conflict resolution, effective communication, time management and suc-cessful delegation are just a few of the areas that will be covered in the program. Though catering to the role of the charge nurse, the workshop will also benefit any nursing leader looking to improve leadership skills.
*Identify the essential leadership traits for a charge nurse.
*Examine why the charge nurse is important in setting a positive tone.
*Identify the dynamics of the “Leadership Continuum” on delegating.
*Examine how to effectively experience problem solving for some of the challenges facing a charge nurse through the use of case studies.
*Develop an understanding of why becoming a better listener and a better speaker
*Identify behaviors that are difficult for a leader to deal with and the intent behind them.
*Develop strategies for dealing with difficult behaviors and resolving conflict.
*Discover five ways of “being” that are essential to effective leadership.
*Analyze practical strategies for managing a leader’s attitude and how it influences others
*Explore the principles of situational leadership and relate how they affect leadership style.
*Identify ways to form a more reflective practice.
*Discover practical strategies for not only busting stress but also building a resistance to stress
Who Should Attend:
Charge nurses, aspiring nurse leaders and nurse leaders looking to improve their leadership skills.
Presenter: Liz Larson, RN, BA, MS, Education Consultant
Cancellations must be made no later than 10 business days prior to the course. The full course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in lass than 10 business days. Full refunds will be given for all classes cancelled by Minnesota West Community & Technical College. Registration is transferable to another person.