Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program

Health Care Leadership Is An Interprofessional Team Sport

Nurses are natural visionaries. Because they work on the front lines of healthcare, nurses are very familiar with the daily challenges that their patients face and can provide unique perspectives on better ways to provide care. From resourceful creations to time-saving procedures, nurses are capable of innovating to improve patient health and well-being. Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) and experienced Registered Nurses (RN) are well positioned to help lead innovations in health care, but the landscape definitely requires a team effort. The complexity of available technology, knowledge and services in today’s health care environment makes effective collaboration between APNs and their health care colleagues essential. Health care today is a team sport, and the paradigm of providing excellent and optimal care in a silo does not support the complexity of modern medicine.

Through its rich leadership and management program content, this leadership development program will train APNs/experienced RNs and their team members to be better able to meet the challenges of the evolving and complex health care environment. Participants who successfully complete the program will be equipped with the skills and competencies to lead or support diverse interprofessional health care teams to increased operational efficiency and improved patient outcomes.