Charge Nurse Leadership Development

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Start Time:12:00 AM
End Time:12:00 AM
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Additional Information

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.
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Sponsored by the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders.

Dates & Location

Tuesday, Oct. 27, and Wednesday, Oct. 28

Courtyard by Marriott
3301 LeMone Industrial Blvd.
Columbia, Mo.

Register on or before Monday, Oct. 12.

The registration fee includes continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch and program materials.

This seminar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals thanks to a generous contribution from the MHA Management Services Corporation. This seminar also is eligible for use of the MHA Health Institute coupon. Note: Coupons were mailed to MHA-member hospital CEOs in December 2019.

This seminar is eligible for discounted registration. When a hospital registers more than three individuals, each registration above three is reduced by $100 per person. The discount is not available for online registration. To qualify, please contact Rita Kay directly at 573-893-3700, ext. 1319, to register all attendees, and please have the following information available at the time of the call.

  • each attendee’s name, email address and job title
  • form of payment: credit card or check
  • MHI coupon number, if applicable (all coupon policies apply)

Refunds will be applied to reduced registrations first. As always, we encourage hospitals to send substitutions.

Hotel Reservation

Request MHA Health Institute room rate: $104 + tax
Hotel cutoff date: Thursday, Oct. 1
Group code: CNLCNLA


current and prospective charge nurses and nurse managers


This two-day course will set the groundwork and beyond for nurses who aspire to be leaders in the profession. The course will allow for self-analysis of leadership strengths and opportunities for improvement in areas of emotional intelligence, communication techniques, team building, conflict resolution, and self-care and development. It also will examine change readiness and evaluate what it takes to persevere as a nurse leader.


Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • identify essential attributes of a nurse leader
  • recognize leadership strengths and opportunities through discussion and self-reflection
  • assess change readiness and describe how to be an effective change agent
  • identify two approaches to build trust and increase collaboration
  • compare and contrast effective versus ineffective communication techniques
  • discuss benefits and barriers to effective delegation
  • demonstrate effective feedback techniques
  • recognize the importance of team-building skills, and ways to motivate and actively engage self and others
  • develop strategies to deal with conflicts both internal and external
  • determine Emotional Intelligence strengths and opportunities
  • develop a personal action plan for improvement
  • discuss with leadership panel strategies for dealing with current challenges in the workplace
  • identify the “why” behind the reason you became a nurse...and a leader
  • formulate actions to increase leadership skills
  • discuss the importance of developing “GRIT” as a survival technique in nursing and leadership
  • construct a plan to care for “self” in order to better care for others
  • assess and compare the “legacy” you have to the one you want to leave


Day 1

7:30 a.m. — Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. — Attributes, Responsibilities and Obligations of Nursing Leadership Roles

10:15 a.m. — Break

10:30 a.m. — Change Readiness and the Leader's Role

11 a.m. — Delegation Benefits and Barriers

Noon — Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. — Effective Communication Across the Continuum

2 p.m. — Break

2:15 p.m. — Conflict Management and Role Play

4 p.m. — Adjournment

Day 2

7:30 a.m. — Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. — Recap Day 1/Plans of Action

8:30 a.m. — Emotional Intelligence...Why Understanding it Matters

9:30 a.m. — Values, Diversity and Team Building

10:30 a.m. — Break

10:45 a.m. — Motivating Self and Others: Especially During Turbulent Times

Noon — Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. — Leadership Survival Techniques/Developing GRIT

2 p.m. — Break

2:15 p.m. — Leadership Panel Questions and Answers to Assist in Resolving Your Current Issues

3:30 p.m. — Creating Your Leadership Legacy Action Plan

4 p.m. — Adjournment


Cheryle M. Kelly, MSN, R.N.
Wardsville, Mo.

Cheryle Kelly has a passion for advocating for nurses to not only succeed but also to love the profession they have chosen. Her professional experiences span diverse clinical and leadership settings/roles at multiple levels. She has a proven record of success demonstrated by leadership, mentoring, team building and quality of care. She also has taught in both associate and bachelor’s degree nursing programs, and she developed and facilitated a “best in practice” hospital-based new graduate nurse internship program. Kelly’s leadership style is to teach, coach, nurture and inspire the future of nursing. She is highly motivated to make a difference one nurse or one room full of nurses at a time.

Continuing Education

Participants must attend the program in its entirety and complete an evaluation to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education contact hours.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and the MHA Health Institute. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Nursing — AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 13.0 contact hours.
Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Requirements for Credit:

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.

AXIS Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

 Name of Faculty or Presenter  Reported Financial Relationship
 Cheryle M. Kelly, MSN, R.N.  Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

 Name of Planner/Manager  Reported Financial Relationship
 Rita F. Kay  Nothing to disclose
 Dee Morgillo, M.Ed., CHCP  Nothing to disclose
 Holly M. Hampe, D.Sc., R.N., MHA, MRM  Nothing to disclose

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Americans With Disabilities Act
In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request. For any special requests, please contact the MHA Health Institute at 573-893-3700 before the meeting dates.