Monday, January 25, 2016 - 08:00 to Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 00:00

Enroll in one, some, or all of the online modules to further your leadership skill development. Modules are perfect for short bursts of insight into and action on becoming a more positive, productive, and powerful leader. Get tools and tips from today's top experts in healthcare innovation, practice outcomes, and leadership.

Module fees

$60 per module (about 1 contact hour each)
$50 per module (about 1contact hour each) for Buckeye Family* members

Register for all 12 modules and receive a discounted rate:
$475 for all 12 modules ($39.59 per module)
$400 for all 12 modules ($33.33 per module) for Buckeye Family* members

*The Buckeye Family includes current and former students, alumni, and current employees of The Ohio State University, the Wexner Medical Center and the James as well as College of Nursing preceptors and J1 Scholars.  Use your OSU name.# email account when registering to get this discount.

Register now and join us LIVE for sessions from 7:30-8:30 PM EST on the following days*:

ESI – Emotional and Social Intelligence: The People Skills We NEED to SUCCEED Emotional and Social Intelligence competencies CAN be learned, and MUST BE if one is to realize their maximum success, at work, in life. These are those “people skills” so vitally needed, but missing from so many workplaces. April 6: Scott Graham

Thriving Through Change – Leading Self and Others Through Times of Chaos and Uncertainty Change is here to stay, so how do we help ourself and others navigate the swirling whitewaters of change. We will understand the “people side” of managing transitions through change. April 13: Scott Graham

Are You Engaged Yet? How to Get Others to Go from Disengaged to Engaged, and Why You MUST Care about Helping Them Get Engaged Engagement is getting people to put their heart, minds, and feet into their organization’s work. If you do not connect them, you will lose money, productivity, and good employees. April 20: Scott Graham

What Does Innovation Look Like for Nurse Managers, and How to Become More Innovative? Sounds great, right? Innovation. But, how do you become more innovative, and how do you make that innovation work for you? April 27: Tim Porter-O'Grady

Building and Sustaining Evidence-Based Cultures and Environments to Improve Healthcare Quality and Patient Outcomes Evidence-based practice is a vital part of health care reform. So, evidence-based leadership practices are as important as any other practices. May 4: Bern Melnyk

Focus on Strengths-Based Leadership One of the main reasons people do not feel engaged is they are told what they are not good at doing. Instead, we need to focus on what strengths people bring to the organization. May 11: Scott Graham

THE KEY Communications Skills for Nurse Leaders/Managers Talk to me. Listen to them. Connect with them. Find out what ways they communicate, and how to reach “them.” People all communicate differently. Figure out what to do, with whom, and when. May 18: Jerry Mansfield

The Leadership Challenge – 5 Practices of Exemplary Leaders Research-based, practical, relevant, meaningful, useable, and doable practices all leaders need to understand. May 25: Scott Graham

Balancing Work and Life: It CAN be Done! If you work all the time, you get less done than if you relax some, too. As Covey says, how do we sharpen the saw (balance life) and get more “wood cut” (work done) June 1: Bern Melnyk

Lessons Learned from the Trenches: Real Lessons from Practicing/Experienced Nurse Managers Hear from some of the best at what you do, and learn from their lessons so you don’t make the same mistakes. June 8: Jackie Buck and Panel of Nurse Managers

Moving from Great Ideas to Practice Reality Practical, relevant information on turning ideas into workable action plans. June 15: Kathy Malloch

Send Me In, Coach!: Coaching Skills and Strategies for Nurse Leaders Coaching tips, techniques, tools and traps are covered. What does it mean to coach others to success, and how does one do this? June 22: Scott Graham

*subject to change, all dates are for 2016 - Content will also be available after the live dates.


Click here to register for any of these modules

Visit the Leadership Academy for Peak Performance website here for more information.

Please send any questions you may have to lapp@osu.edu.


The Ohio State University is offering a self-paced, leadership-based course for nurses. Upon completion of each 1 CE course in the 12 part series, 1 total hour of continuing nursing education will be awarded. If all courses are completed, 12 total hours of continuing nursing education will be awarded respectively.

Cost of the program is $60 per course, and may be purchased at a discount rate if all 12 courses are chosen at a single time.

~~The Ohio State University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.