Nursing Leadership Academy | Virtual Workshop | September 21-23, 2020

September 21, 2020 to September 16, 2021

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 blended learning 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.

The workshop days consist of live presentations and hands-on activities in the morning, with two optional afternoon sessions to strengthen your skills.



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

  • Emergenetics© - Understand yourself and others to build interpersonal strategies that drive performance
  • Positive 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
  • Difficult 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 increasingly crucial
  • Creating High performing teams.  Discuss strategies to enhance team performance. 
  • Calming Your Chaos - Regain control of your time and life

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

Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.50 ANCC
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Event starts: 
09/21/2020 - 8:30am EDT
Event ends: 
09/16/2021 - 1:00pm EDT

Time: The live sessions will be presented during eastern standard time.

Registration fee: Includes all course materials and Welcome Box.
Equipment: You will need a computer with internet access, webcam and microphone. Live sessions will be presented virtually via Zoom.  Please test your computer's video and audio prior to the event.
Photo/Video Permission: During the event, photos or videos may be taken for the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing (IJHN) promotional purposes. To opt out click here.
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.

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


Rebecca Barshick, MSN, BA, RN, NPD-BC
Nurse Educator, Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing

Roberta Anderson, DNP, RN-BC
Nurse Manager Radiation Oncology Molecular Sciences The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Gail Biba, MSN, RN, CNRN
Program Coordinator for Clinical Outcomes Management for Nursing Department of Neuroscience, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Kelly Caslin, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Director of Nursing Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Eleni Flanagan, DNP, MBA RN-BC
Assistant Director of Nursing Department of Medicine The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Michelle D’Allesandro
Nursing Division Director of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview
Susan Kulik
Director of Accreditation & Regulatory  Activities at Johns Hopkins International

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 16.5 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

  • 16.50 ANCC


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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 minus a $200 cancellation fee. Cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the event start date are no longer eligible for a refund. IJHN reserves the right to cancel or postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, the IJHN will refund the registration fee.