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April 27, 2023


8:00am - 4:30pm


TBA, Springfield, Mo.

Coupon-eligible, In-person

CANCELED: From Staff Nurse to Charge Nurse: Putting the Right Tools in Your Toolbox

Sorry, the event being held Thursday, April 27 in Springfield has been canceled.
However, see below for other dates and locations.
Please contact Alex Shikles with any questions.

This event is taking place throughout Missouri. To find the nearest event, see the following list of dates, locations and event details.


current and prospective charge nurses


7:30 a.m. — Registration Opens
8 a.m. — Program
10 a.m. — Break
10:15 a.m. — Program
Noon — Lunch (Provided)
12:45 p.m. — Program
2:30 p.m. — Break
2:45 p.m. — Program
4:30 p.m. — Adjournment


This event will focus on the challenges of transitioning from a peer to a leader and role model. Leadership styles, conflict resolution, effective communication, successful delegation and survival techniques for your mental, emotional and physical well-being are just a few of the topics that will be discussed.


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

    • identify characteristics of a good charge nurse and how to build upon these attributes
    • identify key differences and challenges of transitioning from a peer to a leader and role model as a charge nurse
    • develop and recognize a charge nurse's role in positively affecting productivity, team collaboration, staff retention and patient outcomes
    • describe and apply the role emotional intelligence plays in building trusting relationships, resolving conflict and improving communication
    • identify and develop methods to overcome obstacles/challenges as a leader in an ever-changing and chaotic health care environment
    • outline approaches to improve the art of delegation and the accountability for outcomes
    • describe responsibilities and obligations to regulatory bodies, upper leadership, staff, patients and self while functioning in the charge nurse position
    • develop survival techniques for your mental, emotional and physical well-being, as well as professional growth


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.

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.

AXIS Medical Education
MHA Health Institute

General Information

Sorry, the event being held Thursday, April 27 in Springfield has been canceled. However, other dates and locations are available.


$395 for MHA Members
$495 for Nonmembers

This event is eligible for use of the MHA Health Institute coupon. Note: Coupons were mailed to MHA-member hospital CEOs in December 2022.

This event also is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals thanks to a generous contribution from the MHA Management Services Corporation.

Contact An Expert

Alex Shikles

Alex Shikles

Manager of Educational Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1319

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