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2-Day Seminar for Nurses and Midwives
Becoming a nurse manager is often a daunting transition. Attend this interactive seminar to bolster your confidence and learn about:
Studies have shown that nurse managers who are supportive have better retention of staff in their teams. They also lead the effort that underpins safe patient care. However, operational management in organisations involves a raft of competing demands and priorities. For the new nurse manager, it can be a significant challenge to blend knowledge and skills to nurture a healthy work environment as well as to meet organisational expectations. Acquiring relevant and practical education on core functions is crucial for new nurse managers to practice successfully.
The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses with knowledge and tools for successful transition to and maintenance of a managerial role in their workplace.
8:30am - Registration and Refreshments
The progression from a clinical to a managerial role involves a substantial commitment to learning new skills in order to be effective. These skills are easily learned. This session looks at why nurse managers are key to patient care and what the role entails. It includes:
“Creating a moral community in which people can be involved and there is coherence is one of the most important ethical obligations of a nurse manager” (Hardingham, 2008, p.17). Let’s discuss:
10:30am - Morning Tea
HR refers to the management of employees by an organisation for best outcomes. This session looks at how this role relates to nurse managers and includes:
In this session, you will learn the principles of conducting a performance appraisal. It will show you how to conduct an appraisal correctly so as to achieve the desired outcome. It includes:
12:45pm - Lunch and Networking
Teams are fundamentally unstable and, therefore, need continuous synchronising, monitoring, and management. In this session you will consider the difficulties all staff encounter in teamwork and how this affects your management expectations. It includes:
Are you confident to give orders to your staff? Giving orders should not be confused with aggressive or dominant behaviour. Sometimes, it is critical to be clear, precise, and firm in your communication and to expect the staff member to follow through on your instruction. It includes:
3:15pm - Afternoon Tea
Hostility is a fact of life and nurse managers will inevitably be confronted with this issue at some time in their work. Knowing what to do and how to nip this in the bud and manage the problem are key skills. Learn:
4:45pm - Close of Day One of Seminar
9:00am - Commencement of Day Two
This session looks at what every manager needs in there toolbox. It includes:
There is never enough time … However, there are ways you can save time. This short session will offer some useful tips to streamline your working day.
Meetings, meetings – although critical, they can also be useless if not managed well. This session will look at how you can conduct an effective meeting. It includes:
Delegation is not simply giving work to others. There are many considerations that must be taken into account when delegating. It includes:
10:30am - Morning Tea
Understanding budgets and how they work is increasingly important for all those who work in health. Even if you have not been allocated a budget, it is essential you understand how health costs impact on your work and patient care. This session will give you an overview of how health system finance works. It includes:
In today’s world, data is everything and you may have to routinely collect data at the request of others in your work environment. This interactive session will look at some of the ways data is used and how it could benefit you.
12:30pm - Lunch and Networking
Risk is all around us. How we manage and deal with risk relates directly to the quality of care we provide. This short session looks at:
Change is constant but often overwhelming. As a result, pushback on new ways of doing things is to be expected. In this session, we will look at:
3:00pm - Afternoon Tea and Coffee
Management should operate in a framework of social justice. This session looks at the importance of trust and authenticity in building a workplace where harmony and fairness flourish.
4:00pm - Close of Seminar and Evaluations