Ncharge® - Charge Nurse Leadership Program - Nurses Learning to Lead

Public Classes

NCharge increases the leadership ability and business acumen of your charge nurses.

NCharge Public Classes are virtual, instructor-led courses that increase the management and leadership skills of your charge nurses and other first-level nursing supervisors. They are relevant, highly interactive, and proven to have positive impact on unit operations and nurse satisfaction.

Let our instructors teach the class and take the stress of teaching and project management off your shoulders. For larger organizations, public classes also offer a chance to sample NCharge before training your own instructors and committing to a larger roll-out.

Equip Your Charge Nurses with the management and leadership skills needed for smooth unit operations and less nursing turnover.

Courses, Schedule, Learning Objectives

Charge Nurse Leadership
Fundamentals

Dates:

February 6, 2023

Class Schedule:

Part 1: 10:00-12:00 ET
Part 2: 1:00-3:00 ET

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 patient care and financial implications of hospital Value-Based Purchasing.

Critical Thinking
Skills for
Charge Nurses

Dates:

February 20, 2023

Class Schedule:

Part 1: 10:00-12:00 ET
Part 2: 1:00-3:00 ET

Critical Thinking
Skills for
Charge Nurses

  • Differentiate decision making from critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate the benefit of applying critical-thinking skills 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

Dates:

March 6, 2023
Part 1: 10:00-12:00 ET
Part 2: 1:00-3:00 ET

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.

Supervisory
Skills for
Positive Outcomes

Dates:

March 20, 2023

Class Schedule:

Part 1: 10:00-12:00 ET
Part 2: 1:00-3:00 ET

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.

Each Course is $199 Per Person

Features

F.A.Q.

NCharge Public Classes are virtual, instructor-led courses that increase the management and leadership skills of your charge nurses and other first-level nursing supervisors. They are relevant, highly interactive, and proven to have positive impact on unit operations and nurse satisfaction.

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.

Small hospitals who wish to develop charge nurses but need external resources and large health systems who would like to sample Ncharge before a systemwide roll-out.

Each course is 4 hours split into 2 two-hour sessions, with a 1 hour break in-between.

You're able to receive 3.5 ANCC contact hours per course.

Testimonials

“I’ve learned the power of positivity and discouraging an environment of negativity. I learned that I have the power and authority to make positive changes on my unit. I gained confidence.”

NCharge Participant

“I’ve learned that change is not always a bad thing, but it does often take time and patience as well as support.”

NCharge Participant

“Since participating in Charge Nurse Fundamentals, one of the charge nurses has done almost a 180. She is now one of our most effective charge nurses because of the way she’s handling things on the unit.”

NCharge Virtual Instructor

Equip Your Charge Nurses with the management and leadership skills needed for smooth unit operations and less nursing turnover.