Course Description

There are important differences between "leadership" and "management," and between "power" and "authority." This course focuses on the development of leadership skills and the exercise of power within a framework of skilled and effective leadership behaviours.

Building on your practical nursing education, you will learn how to transition to leadership roles. You will gain the knowledge and skills to take on formal and informal leadership roles in a health care environment. This course takes a practical approach to learning.  

Available anytime online, you will have four months to complete this course. 

You will receive a certificate once you have successfully completed this course.


Additional Information 

Required textbook: Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application, by Bessie L. Marquis and Carol J. Huston, Wolters Kluwer, 10th edition, ISBN 9781975139216.

Course Offerings

Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Nov 8, 2023 - Mar 8, 2024




$429.00 CAD

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