Leading with Confidence
Are you a new nurse educator administrator or program director, or think this role might be in your future? Program administration requires knowledge, skills and abilities that build on the faculty role and extend into the business arena. This Pre-Summit Leadership session is specifically designed for the novice nursing administrator and will provide key information all new nursing administrators need to know. You’ll learn how to function effectively in your new role, as well as network with other new nursing leaders and established leaders in the field. Topics included in the Pre-Summit Session are listed below:
Success by Design- Dr. Kelly Simmons
This session will provide a high- level overview of processes and key agencies that play an important role in successful administration of a nursing program. From program approval to regional and national accreditation, the challenges can seem daunting and overwhelming. We will help you identify strategies to successfully navigate your journey. Bring your computer to interact during the presentation and bookmark the websites that apply to your program.
Program Evaluation and Accreditation (1.5 hours) – Dr. Ann Smith, Dr. Lisa Homer, Dr. Debbie Lyles
This component of the Pre-Summit workshop provides an overview of best practices regarding programmatic assessment, evaluation, and accreditation. It will include how to design effective program assessment and evaluation, review components of a systematic evaluation plan, and how to use data for continuous program improvement. We will also provide an overview of the major national nursing accreditation agencies, including requirements, processes, and preparation for obtaining and/or renewing accreditation.
Leading Resilient Teams to a New Era in Nursing Education (1.5 hours)- Dr. Teresa Stephens
Academic nurse leaders must be prepared to lead radical change to successfully meet the requirements and challenges in the transformation of nursing education. Resilient teams are necessary to successfully navigate the challenges and adversities on this journey to assure positive growth and outcomes. Workshop participants will be guided through an interactive process based on Bandura’s theory of Collective Efficacy and Stephens’ Model of Resilience to begin developing their own Resilient Teams.