Nursing Leadership Academy

Baltimore, MD US
November 11, 2013 to November 14, 2013

Gain the knowledge and skills to lead your team to success in the turbulent healthcare environment of today and tomorrow!

In this 4-day intensive program, you'll explore best practices with management experts and learn practical strategies from experienced Johns Hopkins nursing leaders. You'll combine opportunities for self-assessment and self-reflection with highly interactive group sessions built around realistic and challenging work situations. You'll work closely with a peer group to identify and address the most critical issues in the lives of nursing leaders today. 


  • Accreditation Statement:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Statement of Contact Hours:  This 25.6 contact hour educational activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing.
  • Conflict of Interest:  It is the policy of The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing to require our continuing nursing education program faculty and planning committee members to disclose any financial relationships with companies providing program funding or manufacturers of any commercial products discussed in the program.  The planning committee and program faculty report that they do not have financial relationships with manufacturers of any commercial products they discuss in the program.
  • Commercial Support:  This educational activity has not received any form of commercial support.
  • Non-Endorsement of Products:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center does not endorse the use of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

Target Audience

This program is designed specifically for nursing leaders, particularly nurse managers, assistant directors, assistant nurse managers and those aspiring to leadership positions.

Johns Hopkins Health System staff receive a discount for this course.  To get the coupon code you need to use to get the discount, go to the JHH Nursing Intranet. If you are with the JHHS, but aren't able to access the intranet, please email us.

Learning Objectives

Learn the hows and whys of:

  • Vision of leadership in the future
  • Using your emotional and social intelligence - Emergenetics©
  • Creating and sustaining a positive unit culture, engaging staff, building strong teams, retaining the best - PROPEL©
  • Making the most of change - managing transitions
  • Managing performance and situational leadership
  • Mastering the difficult conversation and managing conflict
  • Staffing, scheduling, and measuring nursing time
  • Managing financial and business planning
  • Achieving work-life balance and developing resilience
  • Team problem-solving and presentations
Additional information
Contact email: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.60 ANCC
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Event starts: 
11/11/2013 - 7:30am EST
Event ends: 
11/14/2013 - 4:30pm EST
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (Carpenter Room)
525 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
United States

Monday, November 11, 2013

Opening Remarks

Deborah Baker, RN, DNP, CRNP
Director of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Hospital


Rebecca Barshick, RN, MSN
Certified Emergenetics Associate
The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing

Projects, Problem-solving, Presentations

Debra Case, RN, MS
The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Creating and Sustaining a Positive Unit Culture, Building Strong Teams, Engaging and Retaining the Best - PROPEL

Joan Diamond, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
Nurse Manager
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Situational Leadership

Deborah Baker, RN, DNP, CRNP
Director of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Performance Management

Joann Ioannou, RN, DNP, MBA
Director of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Developing Resilience and Work-Life Balance

Pat Sullivan, RN, MS
Nurse Manager
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Making the Most of Change:  Managing Transitions

Gail Biba, RN, MSN, CNRN
Nurse Manager
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Roberta Anderson, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Nurse Manager

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Staffing, Scheduling, and Measuring Nursing Time

Karen Davis, RN, PhD, NEA-BC
Director of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Crucial Conversations

Jennifer Clarke
Certified Crucial Conversations Trainer
Organizational Development Consultant
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Business Planning

Michael Cardamone
Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Johns Hopkins Health System

Financial Management

Kathy Rogers, MBA, CPA
Senior Director, Budget and Financial Planning
Johns Hopkins Health System

Team Presentations

Closing Celebration and Certificates

Available Credit

  • 25.60 ANCC


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