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Unable to schedule-in person classes? 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?

The current health crisis has identified that leadership matters at all levels. Whether focusing on nurse retention, nurse engagement, and/or succession planning NCharge will prepare your frontline leaders.

Flexible

Containing the same quality content you expect from NCharge, now available in a new delivery method. With the launch of NCharge Virtual, hospitals now have the flexibility to choose the delivery option that best fits.

Interactive

The group discussions and interactive activities that are integral to our NCharge courses have been adapted to a virtual (webinar-style) format through the use of breakout discussion rooms, live chat box input from participants, and polls in addition to remaining a live instructor-led training.

NCharge Virtual Course Descriptions

Charge Nurse Fundamentals

  • Employ strategies for making a smooth transition from staff nurse to charge nurse position.
  • Enhance individual and unit performance by understanding the various roles of an effective charge nurse.
  • Apply qualities for successful leadership
  • Create an individual action plan to identify challenges and maximize opportunities faced in today’s complex hospital environment.
  • Analyze the patient care and financial implications of hospital Value-Based Purchasing.**

Charge Nurse Leadership Fundamentals

  • Employ strategies for making a smooth transition from staff nurse to charge nurse position.
  • Enhance individual and unit performance by understanding the various roles of an effective charge nurse.
  • Apply qualities for successful leadership
  • Create an individual action plan to identify challenges and maximize opportunities faced in today’s complex hospital environment.
  • Analyze the importance of patient care and experience in the implications of HCAHPS scores.

Supervisory Skills for Positive Outcomes

  • Evaluate strategies for monitoring and reducing the incidence of Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs)
  • Apply communication strategies to confidently communicate practice concerns.
  • Employ a collaborative approach to managing conflict.
  • Utilize time management strategies to prioritize the work plan.
  • Demonstrate how to delegate tasks appropriately while maintaining accountability.

Critical Thinking Skills for Charge Nurses

  • Differentiate decision making from critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate the benefit of applying critical-thinking to the decision-making process.
  • List four essential traits of critical thinkers
  • Use critical-thinking process to make informed decisions.

Leading Change in a Dynamic Climate

  • Integrate drivers of the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape into teammate discussions.
  • Accurately interpret teammates’ individual responses to change in the work environment.
  • Implement strategies to improve staff productivity by facilitating change-related transitions.
  • Collaborate with staff to improve change-related transitions impacting quality of care.

** 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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