Nurse Leadership Academy | October 1-3, 2018

Baltimore, MD US
October 1, 2018 to October 3, 2018

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

In this 3-day intensive program, you'll explore evidence-based 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.

We host clinicians, educators, and nurse leaders from around the globe who want to learn more about our nursing practice and organization at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

Optional Clinical or Leadership Observational Visit:

Option 1) Half day (4 hrs) customized clinical or leadership observational visit add-on for discounted price of $400. 
Option 2) Customized observational visit for individual or group, and schedules range in duration from one day to four weeks, and are priced* based on the length and complexity of the visit.

 Email if interested in this option.

*Special discounted pricing for observational visits offered when combined with NLA (or ANLA) registration.

Comments from past participants:

  • This was a fabulous program that provided me with a wealth of information and knowledge as a new manager.  I would recommend this program for a new or even experienced leader.
  • Emergenetics greatly assisted with my understanding and the importance of identifying personality profiles in my management team.
  • I enjoyed the course!  I feel that I have more confidence in my leadership skills now.
  • I absolutely loved the entire course. The program was excellent; all topics taught were applicable and will certainly improve me as a manager.
  • Every speaker was truly and expert on their topic. Very prepared to answer questions.
  • I’m already approaching/thinking of things in such a different mindset.
  • Great camaraderie.Very concise, fast-paced, informative.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Learn the hows and whys of:

  • Emergenetics© - Understand yourself and others to build interpersonal strategies that drive performance
  • Postive Psychology - Achieve a higher level of excellence through improved staff satisfaction and engagement
  • Managing Transitions - Guide your team through change, so in the end they can accept and support it
  • Crucial Conversations© - Master tools for talking when the stakes are high
  • Healthcare Finance 101 - Learn the language to lead in a time when the bottom line is increasing crucial
  • Strength-Finders- Introduction and background to Strengths Based Psychology 
  • Managing Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
  • Calming Your Chaos - Regain control of your time and life

(The specific content and presenters are subject to change.)

Additional information
Contact email: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.25 ANCC
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Event starts: 
10/01/2018 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/03/2018 - 4:30pm EDT
Registration fee:  Includes all course materials, Emergenetics profile, daily continental breakfasts and lunches, parking vouchers for local attendees, and certificates.
Schedule: Continental breakfast will be served daily from 8-8:30. The program begins promptly at 8:30am.
Photo/Video Permission: During the event photos or videos may be taken for IJHN promotional purposes. To opt out click here.
Group Pricing: For groups of 3 or more from the same organization registering together - special pricing available at $1495 per person. If you are a JHHS employee, contact IJHN for pricing.
ADA:  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact us if you have any disability that requires special material and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.
Special dietary needs:  Please contact us if you have special dietary needs or restrictions.  We will do our best to accommodate them.
Attire:  Business casual.  Room temperatures can be variable and difficult to control.  Please dress accordingly.
Mount Washington Hotel and Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
United States
Location:  This program will be held at the The Mount Washington Conference Center. Hotel accomodations are not included. To make a reservations at Mount Washington call the reservation department at (800) 488-8734. Make sure to reserve your room early!
You can also find a list of recommended hotels at this website Make sure your hotel offers shuttle service to Mount Washington if you stay off campus.
ADA:  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact us if you have any disability that requires special material and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.


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Deborah J. Baker, DNP, CRNP 
Senior Vice President for Nursing
Johns Hopkins Health System
Vice President for Nursing & Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
The Johns Hopkins Hospital  

Rebecca Barshick, RN, MSN
Certified Emergenetics Associate
The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing
Kathy Rogers, MBA, CPA
Senior Director, Budget and Financial Planning
Johns Hopkins Health System
Kelly Caslin, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing,  Neurosciences and Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Eleni Flanagan, MBA, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Director of Nursing Department of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Roberta Anderson, MSN, RN-BC
Nurse Manager
Radiation Oncology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

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 25.4 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. 

Available Credit

  • 18.25 ANCC


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Payment by credit card only (except JHHS affiliates).

Cancellations: All cancellations must be received in writing no later than 2 weeks prior to the event start date in order to receive full refund. Cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the event start date are subject to a $200 cancellation fee. If you have completed the Emergenetics profile, the cost of the profile will also be deducted. IJHN reserves the right to cancel or postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, the IJHN will refund the registration fee but is not responsible for travel expenses.