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Year Seven:
MU Leadership Development Academy for RNs, Nursing Home Administrators and Social Workers in Long Term Care

A professional development certificate program offered by the University of Missouri

  • Columbia and St. Louis
    Nov. 2016 to May 2017
  • Kansas City and Springfield
    April 2017 to Oct. 2017

Cohort 1

Columbia
All sessions take place at the MU Sinclair School of Nursing in Columbia unless otherwise indicated

St. Louis
All sessions take place at the University of Missouri Extension-St. Louis County
10650 Gateway Blvd. in St. Louis unless otherwise indicated

Days 1 and 2

  • Nov. 16 and 17, 2016
  • Meet at Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia. Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

December

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 3

  • Jan. 18, 2017
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 4

  • Feb. 15, 2017
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 5

  • March 22, 2017
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd. Both Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

Day 6

  • April 19, 2017
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 7 and 8

  • May 24 and 25, 2017
  • Meet in Columbia

Days 1 and 2

  • Nov. 16 and 17, 2016
  • Meet at Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia. Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

December

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 3

  • Jan. 25, 2017
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 4

  • Feb. 22, 2017
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 5

  • March 22, 2017
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd. Both Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

Day 6

  • April 26, 2017
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 7 and 8

  • May 24 and 25, 2017
  • Meet in Columbia

Cohort 2

Blue Springs
All sessions take place at the Jackson County Extension Center in Blue Springs unless otherwise indicated

Springfield
All sessions take place at Ozark Technical Community College in Springfield unless otherwise indicated

Days 1 and 2

  • April 5 and 6, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 3

  • May 3, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 4

  • June 7, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 5

  • July 12, 2017
  • Meet in Springfield

August

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 6

  • Sept. 6, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Days 7 and 8

  • Oct. 11 and 12, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

 

Days 1 and 2

  • April 5 and 6, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 3

  • May 10, 2017
  • Meet in Springfield

Day 4

  • June 14, 2017
  • Meet in Springfield

Day 5

  • July 12, 2017
  • Meet in Springfield

August

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 6

  • Sept. 13, 2017
  • Meet in Springfield

Days 7 and 8

  • Oct. 11 and 12, 2017
  • Meet in Blue Springs

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Join us for the sixth MU Leadership Development Academy for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care, starting this fall. We know that long-term care can be challenging, but the Academy will help you better manage daily crises and get the most out of your employees, all while earning 50 hours of CE credit.

The Academy has been proven to increase leadership skills and improve confidence, which will help to create a working environment that encourages teamwork and quality improvement. Enroll with your RN colleague for the best group-learning and team-building experience. Don’t miss out on this final opportunity to challenge yourself, grow in your leadership and network with your peers.

Description

A professional development certificate program for RNs, NHAs and social workers using a proven curriculum to improve leadership behaviors with a combination of face to face meetings and two webinars. Offered over seven months, it features an innovative and evidence-based curriculum with a strong focus on application to practice and peer consultation.

Target audience

RNs (do not have to be a DoN), NHAs and social workers (please note social workers must have a degree). We highly encourage the RN-NHA leadership team to enroll together to foster the team’s ability to make sustainable improvement in their organization. However, individual enrollment is accepted. 

Payment options

Skilled nursing facility employees

$500 full payment
Includes eight days of intensive and interactive education, two webinars, binder for course materials and two books, CE credit for RNs, NHAs and Degreed Social Workers.

May be paid in two separate payments.

  • First installment of $250 due upon enrollment.
  • Second installment of $250 must be paid by date due in order to progress in the ELDA.
    • March 1, 2017
      Columbia and St. Louis
    • July 1, 2017
      Blue Springs and Springfield

Non-skilled nursing facility employees

$1,000 full payment
Includes eight days of intensive and interactive education, two webinars, binder for course materials and two books, CE credit for RNs, NHAs and Degreed Social Workers.

May be paid in two separate payments.

  • First installment of $500 due upon enrollment.
  • Second installment of $500 must be paid by date due in order to progress in the ELDA.
    • March 1, 2017
      Columbia and St. Louis
    • July 1, 2017
      Blue Springs and Springfield

Criteria for successful completion

  • Regular attendance
  • To meet the course objectives and fully benefit from the academy, more than two absences will result in dismissal. Days 1, 2 and 8 are mandatory classes.
  • Completion of required assignments and readings.
  • Completion of daily evaluation tool.
  • Completion of pre-post academy self-assessment tools.
  • Active class participation.
  • Completion and presentation of quality improvement change project.

Features

  • Networking and professional recognition with CE credit for $10 per contact/clock hour.
  • Graduates are recognized by LTC stakeholders, potential employers, and colleagues.
  • Show-Me PIPS and Best Practices
    Share your organization’s success with others during the final day of the program. Go on to be featured by other LTC stakeholder groups as a leader in Missouri.
  • The LPI
    Access to an evidence-based leadership assessment instrument and professional development planning package with one on one consultation.

Topics

  • Thoughts on Leadership
  • Leadership for High Performing Nursing Homes
  • The Art and Science of Management and Leadership
  • The RNs Role in LTC- Lessons from Patient Safety Research
  • Lessons on Quality: The Medical Directors Perspective
  • State & CMS Updates- Leaders Role for a Successful Survey
  • Conflict Can Be a Gift
  • Leading and Sustaining Change
  • A Team Approach to Quality Improvement
  • Managing Different Generations
  • Fostering Success for the Working Poor
  • Influencing Up
  • Making the Financial Case for Change & Basic Financial Management
  • Creating and Leading a Person Centered Care Culture
  • Staff Engagement and Meaningful Work
  • Building an Effective Organization: Ingredients, Pathways, and Possibilities
  • Thriving in a Competitive Market: Lessons from Quality Award Winners

Proven outcomes

  • Measureable improvement in falls, staff retention, communication, incontinence, re-hospitalization, and more.
  • 74-100 percent retention rate of graduates up to 18 months after completion of the program.
  • Significant increase in confidence to lead.
  • Significant increase in leadership behaviors.
  • Enriched and expanded peer networks.

CE credit

  • RNs — 50 contact hours
  • NHAs — 50 clock hours
  • Social workers — 42 contact hours (4.2 CEU)

Note
You must have access to a computer and a working email address.

TeachingColleen Hollestelle, MA, LNHA, Executive Director, The Bluffs, Columbia making her remarks during the Opening of the Frail Elderly Conference, Aug. 20, 2016.
 

Faculty

  • Project director
    Shirley Farrah, PhD, RN-BC
  • Lead faculty
    Alexis Roam, MSN, RN
  • Faculty associate
    De Minner, BSN, RN
  • Faculty associate
    Barb Primm, BSN, RN-BC, LNHA
  • Faculty associate
    Tim Francka, BS, LNHA
  • Guest lecturers
    Recognized state and national experts

Year Six:
MU Leadership Development Academy for RNs, Nursing Home Administrators and Social Workers in Long Term Care

Cohort 1

Columbia
All sessions take place at the MU Sinclair School of Nursing in Columbia unless otherwise indicated

St. Louis
All sessions take place at the University of Missouri Extension-St. Louis County
10650 Gateway Blvd. in St. Louis unless otherwise indicated

Days 1 and 2

  • Nov. 17 and 18, 2015
  • Meet at Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia. Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

December

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 3

  • Jan. 12, 2016
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 4

  • Feb. 9, 2016
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 5

  • March 9, 2016
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd. Both Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

Day 6

  • April 5, 2016
  • Meet at MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S265.

Day 7 and 8

  • May 24 and 25, 2016 
  • Meet in Columbia

Days 1 and 2

  • Nov. 17 and 18, 2015
  • Meet at Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia. Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

December

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 3

  • Jan. 19, 2016
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 4

  • Feb. 16, 2016
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 5

  • March 9, 2016
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd. Both Columbia and St. Louis meet together.

Day 6

  • April 12, 2016 
  • Meet at St. Louis County Extension Office, 10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis.

Day 7 and 8

  • May 24 and 25, 2016 
  • Meet in Columbia

Columbia
Columbia
Roam Alexis, Nicole Bailey, David Mammen, Jana Kettle, Martha Bogguss, Galena Deister, Teresa Garles, Kim Luedloff, Ashlee Jenkins, Babs Cunningham, Calie Worsham, Sarah Hulvey and Amy Byergo.

St. Louis
St. Louis
Kim Phillips, Dawn Poppe, Patricia Avery, Sarah Wengler, Sheryl Woolf, Elaine CorserMcCafferty, Kim George, Jane Rost, Angela Reising, Brett Cardin, Lynne Spriggs, Andrew Lane, Alicia Schoch, Libby Wood, De Minner

Cohort 2

See details

Blue Springs
All sessions take place at the Jackson County Extension Center in Blue Springs unless otherwise indicated

Springfield
All sessions take place at Ozark Technical Community College in Springfield unless otherwise indicated

Days 1 and 2

  • April 19 and 20, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 3

  • May 3, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 4

  • June 14, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 5

  • July 13, 2016
  • Meet in Springfield
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August

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 6

  • Sept. 13, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Days 7 and 8

  • Oct. 4 and 5, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

 

Days 1 and 2

  • April 19 and 20, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

Day 3

  • May 17, 2016
  • Meet in Springfield

Day 4

  • June 21, 2016
  • Meet in Springfield

Day 5

  • July 13, 2016
  • Meet in Springfield

August

  • No class
  • View two webinars

Day 6

  • Sept. 20, 2016
  • Meet in Springfield

Days 7 and 8

  • Oct. 4 and 5, 2016
  • Meet in Blue Springs

New schedule for 2016-2017

Attend the academy's cohort 1 or 2

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Join us for the MU Leadership Development Academy for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care, starting this fall. We know that long-term care can be challenging, but the academy will help you better manage daily crises and get the most out of your employees, all while earning over 50 hours of CE credit.

The academy has been proven to increase leadership skills and improve confidence, which will help to create a working environment that encourages teamwork and quality improvement. Enroll with your RN colleague for the best group-learning and team-building experience. Don’t miss out on this final opportunity to challenge yourself, grow in your leadership and network with your peers.