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Education & Mentorship Program: Enhancing Clinical Leadership in LTC

Posted On: February 12, 2018

COURSE OVERVIEW:

This FREE two-day workshop is intended for RPNs and RNs who have high potential to excel in leadership and who currently work in Ontario long-term care (LTC) homes.

At the end of day one, participants will:

  • Be able to describe principles of leadership and their personal leadership style and skills.
  • Be able to discuss the importance of leadership in the workplace.
  • Be more comfortable and confident using communications skills for delegation, conflict resolution, and empowerment of colleagues in the workplace.
  • Have increased confidence to implement leadership strategies in the workplace.

At the end of day two, participants will:

  • Be able to describe the concept of mentorship and relate it to their personal professional development.
  • Identify facilitators and challenges to implementing leadership practices in their workplace, in conjunction with someone working in a leadership role within their LTC home.
  • Describe strategies to address barriers to implementing leadership practices in their workplace.
  • Develop a plan for mentorship after the workshop including identifying a leadership mentor, and approaches for initiating the mentorship relationship.
  • Identify personal objectives for moving forward to implement leadership practices in their workplace.

DATES:

Day One: March 19, 2018 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Day Two: March 20, 2018 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Nurses are required to attend both workshop dates.  Nurses’ direct supervisors are required to attend Day Two from 12PM-4PM.

LOCATION:

Lanark Lodge, 115 Christie Lake Road, Perth, ON, K7H 3C6

COURSE APPLICATION FORM:

Please complete the online COURSE APPLICATION FORM to apply for this training opportunity.

Application Deadline: March 5, 2018

For more information, please contact Michelle Fleming at mfleming@bruyere.org

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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