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Foundation for
Leadership Excellence

Creating a Community of Nurse Leaders

Next Course:

May 2020
Northern California
More information and Course Registration Soon


2020 Courses to be Announced! 

Our health care environment is changing rapidly. Health care reform, pay for performance, HCAHPS, value-based purchasing, quality, patient safety and other critical initiatives are vital to the success of your healthcare organization and your ability to provide optimal patient care.

Foundation for Leadership Excellence is a five-day intensive program to help you develop long-lasting, effective leadership skills. Whether its human resource issues, customer-service concerns, implementation of quality and patient safety initiatives, budget analysis, cost-saving mandates or building your influence as a leader, you will gain new perspectives and solutions for the difficult challenges you face on a daily basis. 

Course Objectives Include:

  • Explore innovations in nursing practice and leadership.
  • Identify and grow your personal leadership style to increase your influence and effectiveness.
  • Develop strategies to build a positive work environment with motivated employees where optimal inter-professional practice flourishes.
  • Examine proven approaches to enhance customer service and patient engagement to increase HCAHPS and CGCAHPS scores.
  • Utilize business plans and financial reports to drive decision-making.
  • Integrate performance-improvement, regulatory and accrediting principles into your leadership role.
  • Discover the nurse leader’s role in health care reform and the institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing vision. 
  • Discuss implications of policy decisions on nursing practice and patient care. 
  • Develop proficiency in providing meaningful feedback to employees. 
  • Devise strategies to effectively lead and manage change. 
  • Re-energize your spirit to be the best leader possible.


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