Leadership skills are essential for nurses in any role. This program is designed to provide leadership development for nurses who have roles where they need to lead through influencing practice rather than through positional authority. Participants will complete the program equipped to lead from wherever they are within their organization.
This interactive program combines lecture, discussion, reflective practice, experiential learning and self-assessment. Taught by experienced nurse leaders, participants will develop leadership competencies to improve their effectiveness as a leader.
- A two-day leadership development program for nurses without positional authority looking to cultivate leadership skills
- Use of validated assessment tools and strategies for growth
- High degree of engagement with peers
- Networking with leaders from across the nation to gain ongoing support
- Evidence-based content developed by expert faculty that serve in nursing leadership roles
A blend of asynchronous prework and live sessions to build upon learning. Prework will require approximately 3.5 hours of content. Session details available within the AONL online learning platform.
- On Your Own Time: Prework
- Day 1: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CT
- Day 2: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CT
This course is designed for nurses without a formal authority who desire to strengthen their leadership competencies in their current role; including roles such as charge nurse, professional development, clinical nurse specialists, supervisors and project managers.
Relationships are the foundation of leadership. Develop better communication skills, recognize your own implicit bias, and learn how to communicate in a way that can be heard.
Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
EQ predicts job performance 2-to-1 over any other skill. Participants will complete a validated assessment and gain access to personal results and strategies to improve.
Influence Without Authority
Serving in a leadership role without positional authority can be difficult. This course will provide you with leadership skills to become more proficient at influencing those around you.
Conflict is inevitable in the workplace. Learn how it can be transformative to create possibility. Participants will assess their preferred conflict style and learn how to flex appropriately to change conflict conversations to possibilities.
The best leaders not only give feedback but receive it well. Learn how to give effective feedback to motivate and engage staff.
As nurses we are hurried from task to task. Participants will learn strategies to build resilience and harness the power of critical thinking by learning from past experiences.
AONL complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability is deprived of the opportunity to participate in the program solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, AONL will provide reasonable accommodations for a candidate with a disability who requests accommodations. Requests can be made by sending a written request 21 days in advance of the program. Contact AONL Education for questions.
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND NURSING CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONTACT HOURS
The American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The program offers attendees the opportunity to earn up to 13.0 contact hours.
AONL is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 15740.