Provide nursing leaders the critical leadership skills required to lead today’s healthcare organizations.
The Wyoming Nurse Leadership Institute (WNLI) is currently seeking applications. The program will focus on develop leadership skills, promote networking and communication skills and will enhance recruitment and retention of nursing staff in Wyoming. This program includes active classroom learning with four face to face meetings.
Each participant will commit to complete the four sessions and select a project they will develop, implement, evaluate and present at one of the sessions. Participants will also accept and complete a mentorship experience with defined expectations.
This program includes active classroom learning with four face to face meetings:
- September 23-26, 2015 in Casper–“Where Are You As A Leader”
Participants will discuss AORN core competencies of Nurse Leaders and the Organization of Nurse Executives certification. Nurses will analyze their personality styles and how it affects their response in the workplace; set goals for their own personal leadership growth; discuss the need for net-working and professional organizations; and plan a project to develop and initiate in their facility in relation to recruitment and retention of nursing staff.
- February 11-13, 2016 in Cheyenne–“Quality, Accreditation and Legislative Agendas”
Participants will participate in Quality Improvement root cause analysis and learn in-depth PDSA. Group will discuss application of evidence based practice to their work area. Identify various accreditation venues and share examples of policy development in healthcare facilities. Nurses will learn the legislative process and how it affects nursing. Observe the legislature in action and discuss how laws affect healthcare delivery.
- April 28-30, 2016 in Casper–“Regulatory, Educational Preparation, Legal Issues, Nursing Ethics and Nurse Practice Act”
Participate in a mock hearing of the WSBN. Discuss how the nurse practice act and rules and regulations affect nursing and nursing position; verbalize understanding of regulatory process and how their positions are affected by laws; analyze the differences in nursing education, creative future endeavors, and educational needs in WY; Present projects that were selected in .September; and evaluate through surveys and focus groups the effectiveness of the WNLI.
- Fall of 2016 will be the LEO–Leading and Empowered Organization”
Participants will deepen their understanding of leadership. Identify practical skills and identify opportunities to develop those skills. Participants learn how to delegate and communicate. Students participate in discussions and scenarios related to human resource management and transition from the role of staff nurse to leader/manager.
Application deadline is August 1, 2015.
Click on link to download an application– 2015 WNLI Application
Tuition for each participant of the Wyoming Nursing Leadership Institute is a $800 registration fee. Includes class supplies, registration cost to attend Summit and WNA Convention, registration cost for WNA Legislative days, and continuing education credits associated with the institute paid for which are through registration and grant funds. This fee will need to be paid in full by September 20, 2015.
For more information contact the WNA office at 307-462-2600 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.