Event Date and Time:

July 9, 2018   Part One

July 9, 2018   Part Two            

Leadership Education for RPNs and other health care professionals

Part One: Leadership- An Introduction

Course Description:
Critical examination of leadership in nursing including leadership theory, communication, problem solving, change and influence, and conflict which upon review and examination will support development of personal and professional leadership skills at the individual RPN level.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify how to be a remarkable leader
  2. Communicate powerfully
  3. Demonstrate how to problem solve through decision making and critical thinking
  4. Recognize and reiterate conflict resolution techniques
  5. Identify exemplary leadership practices and influence during change
  6. Develop a Personal Leadership Development Plan

Part Two: Leadership in Practice, Influencing Change 

Course Description: 

This course provides nurses with an understanding of how they can influence the decisions and policies that are most important to them and the people they care for. Nurses who understand policy development are well equipped to influence decision-making about professional practice issues in their workplaces and to contribute to the development of health and nursing policy. The course offers a critical examination of how decisions about health and nursing policies are made at different levels, from the point of care to the federal and provincial governments, as well as an overview of the important policy issues and strategies impacting Ontario’s health care system. Special attention will be given to how nurses work with their nursing colleagues and other stakeholders to utilize their knowledge and expertise to influence policy development both in their workplaces and on committees advising managers and/or government representatives.


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Monday, July 9, 2018