DNS-CT - Leadership and Management for the Nurse Leader - Online + PDF

Upon completion of the Leadership and Management for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between a leader and a manager and know what skills are necessary to be effective at both;
  • Explain basic styles of leadership and when each style is most effective;
  • Create and communicate a personal and organizational vision and mission;
  • Explain concepts important to building a foundation for quality care: systems of care, evidence-based approach, performance benchmarks, resident-directed care, and standards of practice;
  • Identify interpersonal skills that leaders and managers use to build relationships with and motivate team members;
  • Implement strategies for time and workload management;
  • Supervise, delegate, and handle performance problems in a way that builds on the strengths of each team member and improves individual and team performance.

The course was written by Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, MPH, PhD, DNS-CT.

This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Course - Leadership and Management for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the DNS-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (both in online format and a PDF download for reference) and includes the associated exam.

    Upon completion of the Leadership and Management for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

    • Understand the difference between a leader and a manager and know what skills are necessary to be effective at both;
    • Explain basic styles of leadership and when each style is most effective;
    • Create and communicate a personal and organizational vision and mission;
    • Explain concepts important to building a foundation for quality care: systems of care, evidence-based approach, performance benchmarks, resident-directed care, and standards of practice;
    • Identify interpersonal skills that leaders and managers use to build relationships with and motivate team members;
    • Implement strategies for time and workload management;
    • Supervise, delegate, and handle performance problems in a way that builds on the strengths of each team member and improves individual and team performance.

    The course was written by Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, MPH, PhD, DNS-CT.

    This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Exam - Leadership and Management for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    One exam of certification program

    One of ten exams required to earn certification.