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Nurse Leadership - Part 1

Started Mar 15, 2022
1 credit


Full course description

CAPACITY offers free, self-paced courses designed to help RNs strengthen knowledge and skills to practice to the full scope of license in community-based primary care settings.

This module is part one of a two-part series on nurse leadership. When you complete this course, please move onto part two. The goal of this module is to provide an introduction to leadership, leadership styles, and the concept of self-leadership.


  • Articulate why leadership is important in nursing with examples of formal and informal leadership roles in nursing
  • Analyze leadership styles, their impact and relevance to your own style on other team members
  • Compare and contrast essential attributes of leadership from management
  • Specify the characteristics and impact of an effective nurse leader
  • Summarize the essential leadership skills to lead teams, improve care delivery, and patient safety

Contact Hours

Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of nursing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Attendees to this CNE activity will be awarded 1.0 contact hours by ENPDC. To obtain contact hours participants must attend and participate in the entire activity, click onto all links, review all resources as well as complete the evaluation at the end.

ENPDC has evaluated everyone who has the ability to control content of this activity (planning committee members, subject matter experts, presenters) and found they have no conflict of interest.


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