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Unable to attend in-person classes for Nursing Contact Hours? NCharge Virtual is your solution!

Critical leadership skills like communication, delegation, and conflict resolution require ample practice time. That's one key reason that up to 70% of time in NCharge courses is spent in group discussions and interactive activities.

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Why NCharge?

NCharge is for nurses who desire to build management and leadership skills and/or want to learn about the business-related aspects of nursing. NCharge participants are both new and experienced in supervisory roles.

Flexible

The easy to use webinar platform makes attending sessions from work or from home possible. To join all you need is access to a computer and a phone.

Interactive

The group discussions and interactive activities are conducted via breakout discussion rooms, live chat box input from participants, and polls while remaining a live instructor-led training.

NCharge Virtual Course Descriptions

Charge Nurse Fundamentals

  • Navigate a smooth transition from peer to leader.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities and develop strategies to address each.
  • Understand various roles of an effective Charge Nurse.
  • Review and discuss five qualities for leaders of the future.
  • Use Value Based Purchasing to analyze financial implications linked to quality of care.**

Charge Nurse Leadership Fundamentals

  • Navigate a smooth transition from peer to leader.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities and develop strategies to address each.
  • Understand various roles of an effective Charge Nurse.
  • Review and discuss five qualities for leaders of the future.
  • Use the HCAHPS Survey to analyze CN role in promoting a quality patient experience.

Supervisory Skills for Positive Outcomes

  • Evaluate strategies for monitoring and reducing HACs.
  • Complete Communication Style Assessment to identify your style and strategize interaction with teammates
  • Use Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument to manage conflict.
  • Discuss five essential time management strategies.
  • Practice effective delegation tactics.

Critical Thinking Skills for Charge Nurses

  • Differentiate decision making from critical thinking.
  • Review and practice the 5-step decision making process.
  • Assess four essential traits of critical thinkers.
  • Practice three key skills of critical thinkers.
  • Combine and apply all learned models and skills in real world scenario.

Leading Change in a Dynamic Climate

  • Analyze causes of change in the healthcare landscape.
  • Understand your own bias and response to change and interpret teammates’ individual responses.
  • Use Transition Curve to deploy strategies to work through to acceptance and improve productivity.
  • Examine a change you are currently experiencing in the workplace using learned strategies.

** Charge Nurse Fundamentals vs. Charge Nurse Leadership Fundamentals
Note: If your hospital is not impacted by Value-Based Purchasing, we recommend attending Charge Nurse Leadership Fundamentals.

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