Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program
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About the leadership program

Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program

The Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program will challenge nurses who are passionate about advancing their career, while giving them the confidence to lead change in a rapidly reforming environment and make a difference to their community. Participants will be developed and empowered through personal development, career coaching and learning sets. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the skills to lead health workplace cultures through innovation, redesign and change and have the ability to develop high performing teams that have a culture of success and achievement.

The program will consist of a five-day master class series delivered face-to-face in Canberra commencing on 17 June 2019 followed by self-directed project work to be actioned over a period of six months. The program will be limited to 25 participants—so get in quick!

Please refer to the program brochure for more information.

Program speakers

Program participants will receive unparalleled access to high profile speakers, including:

  • Professor Christine Duffield FACN — ACN President and Professor of Nursing and Health Services Management, UTS & ECU
  • Adjunct Professor Debra Thoms FACN (DLF) — Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
  • Adjunct Professor Susanne Hawes FACN — ACN Board Director and Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Top End Health Service
  • Dr Christine Dennis — Chief Executive Officer, ACHS
  • Dr Veronica Croome MACN — Former Chief Nurse, ACT Health
  • Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN — CEO, RN, M.Mgt, Dip.App.Sci (Nursing), Acute Care Cert., FACN, Wharton Fellow, MAICD
  • Dr Jennifer Bichel-Findley FACN — Associate of the Faculty, Honorary, UTS
  • Mark Kearin FACN — Manager Member Organising Team, ANMF
  • Dr Liz Hanna FACN — Researcher, ANU and Chair Environmental Health Working Group

The program will be facilitated by:

  • Tania Dufty MACN — ACN Director, Strategy

Program modules

  • Nursing leadership and strategy
  • Operational management and systems tools
  • Health economics and financial management
  • Clinical governance
  • Human resource management and communication

Apply now

Applications for the inaugural Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program are now open. Apply now for this exclusive opportunity.