Frontline Nurse Leader: The Role of the Charge Nurse

Frontline Nurse Leader: The Role of the Charge Nurse

Registration Fee:

  • 1-3 licenses: $375
  • 4-25 licenses: $350
  • 26-50 licenses: $325
  • 50+ licenses: $300

Pricing Options: For additional details or information on institutional purchases that include more than 3 licenses click here. Unlimited institutional licenses are also available for one- and three-year use.

Target Audience: RNs: RNs transitioning from bedside nurse to front line nurse leader (charge nurse) role.

Description: The purpose of this program is to provide the bedside registered nurse with leadership knowledge required to function effectively in a frontline nurse leader (charge nurse) position.

Outcome: 100% of participants will score a minimum of 80% on each module posttest and 75% of participants will report that each module provides information that enhances, validates, or will cause a change in practice.

Continuing Education:

Association for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Total Contact Hours Available: 12

Partial credit is awarded for each module completed

Expiration Date: November 12, 2023

Successful completion of each module:

1. Complete individual module.

2. Obtain a score of at least 80% on the module posttest.

3. Complete on-line course evaluation.

Conflict of Interest:

The planners and faculty of this activity report no conflict of interest.

For further information emailinfo@anpd.org or call 312-321-5135

 

Modules included in the program:

Leading Responsibly

  • Contributors
    • Kathryn McGough, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Shelly Pignataro, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify essential leadership and responsibility elements of charge nurse practice as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Enhancing Critical Thinking

  • Contributors
    • Taffy Davis, MSN, RN, NPC-BC
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can be applied to the role of the charge nurse as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module's post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Fiscal Management

  • Contributors
    • Taffy Davis, MSN, RN, NPC-BC
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will understand principles of fiscal management for charge nurses as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Managing Staff Assignments

  • Contributors
    • Mandi D. Walker, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CCRN-K, NEA-BC
    • Kimberly Allen, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will understand principles of making appropriate staff assignments as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.50

Delegation

  • Contributors
    • Jenn Bodine, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
    • Nancy Campbell, MS, RN, NPD-BC
    • Sharon Hancharik, EdD, MS, MEd, PHN, RN-BC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify how to safely and effectively delegate to members of the healthcare team as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Patient Experience and Service Recovery

  • Contributors
    • Jessica Delano-Holden, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Tabitha Kinlaw, MBA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNOR, ONC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify strategies to enhance the patient experience as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Prioritization and Time Management

  • Contributors
    • Beverly Partington, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Susan Smith, MSN, FNP, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify time management strategies to support their practice as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.50

Principles of Communication

  • Contributors
    • Stephanee Thurman, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Amy Bickett, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Jenn Bodine, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify essential elements of effective communication as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Giving Effective Feedback

  • Contributors
    • Stephanee Thurman, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Michael Francis, DNP, MSEd, RN, NEA-BC
    • Jenn Bodine, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify essential skills in providing and receiving motivational and developmental feedback as evidenced by a core of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Conflict Management & Resolution Strategies

  • Contributors
    • Diane M. Wyse, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Sabrina McKinney, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
    • Jenn Bodine, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of conflict management and resolution strategies as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Healthy Workplace Environment: Team Building

  • Contributors
    • Jennifer Mitchell, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K
    • Nathalie Ellis, MS, BSN, RN-BC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify strategies for effective teambuilding as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

  • Contributors
    • Cheryl French McKinney, MSN, MA, RN-BC, CRRN
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
    • DeAnna Klaahsen, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify strategies to promote interprofessional collaborative practice as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.50

Workplace Violence: Worker-on-Worker Violence

  • Contributors
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
    • Cheri Constantino-Shor, MSN, RN, CRNI
    • Catherine Case, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CPAN, CDE
    • Shelly Pignataro, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will know strategies for preventing, recognizing, and dealing with workplace violence as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Self-Care

  • Contributors
    • Rebecca L. Holt, MA, RN-BC
    • Jenn Bodine, NPD, RN, NPD-BC, CEN
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of self-care promotion and support as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Patient Safety

  • Contributors
    • Niki Kirby, MSN, RN
    • Kimberly Allen, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
    • Jillian Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to identify strategies to promote patient safety as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Quality Management (QM) and Quality Improvement (QI)

  • Contributors
    • Susan Smith, MSN, FNP, RN, NPD-BC
    • Lisa Matamoros, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CEN, CPEN
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of quality management and quality improvement processes as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

Ethical Considerations

  • Contributors
    • Linda A. Havey, DNP, RN, NPD-BC
    • Tabitha S. Kinlaw, MBA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNOR, ONC
    • Mary Harper, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
  • Outcome: Upon completion of this module, the learner will be knowledgeable about management of ethical issues as evidenced by a score of 80% or higher on the module post-test.
  • Contact Hours: 0.75

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