Inspire Nursing: A LEADS-based Leadership Program

Inspire Nursing: A LEADS-based Leadership Program

A nursing leadership program

In partnership with the Canadian College of Health Leaders, this program was developed by nurses, for nurses, looking to explore and develop their leadership capabilities and influence change in the Canadian health system.


Program overview

This program will cover a range of content, including defining individual leadership styles and growth opportunities, building engagement strategies, exploring systems thinking, and sparking change leadership abilities to influence the system within which the participants work. Inspire Nursing is delivered in a blended format that includes online synchronous and asynchronous facilitated learning that bookends a two-day in-person session.

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  • Begin the process of a LEADS 360 assessment and 90-minute coached debrief, leadership development plan (LDP), and accountability agreement (AA).
  • Participate in an asynchronous CCHL Circle group and discussions throughout the program, which will be moderated by a program facilitator.

Online module

This multi-session online module is equivalent to a total of two days of learning where participants will:

  • Join in facilitated online learning that is based in best practice, adult learning principles.
  • Begin to define the criteria for an improvement/change project and create 2-3 initial potential project ideas.
  • Build coaching skills in real time through semi-structured diad/triad partnerships with purpose.

In-person module

  • Participants will be required to attend two consecutive in-person sessions. Location and dates of in-person sessions will vary depending on the cohort.

Online module

  • Join in facilitated online learning that is based in best practice, adult learning principles.
  • Review and revise the leadership in action project plan and determine next steps to ensure implementation.
  • Participate in one hour of one-on-one coaching.

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Nurses from across the continuum of care, including direct care nurses, emerging leaders, new managers, existing leaders, and nursing executives, who are looking to create opportunities to increase their leadership capabilities and have an impact on the health system will be able to take advantage of this best-in-class, high impact program.

Inspire Nursing will keep the best aspects of the Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute and be based in the LEADS in a Caring Environment health leadership capabilities framework. It is designed to provide nurses with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to be effective leaders in health-care organizations and to effect system change. The innovative partnership will provide participants with membership in both organizations, and provide the ability to, upon completion, obtain the CHE designation and potentially a CNA certification.

Upon program completion, participants will have:

*Participants are required to successfully complete all aspects of the program to be eligible for the CHE credential. There is an additional fee for those wishing to receive their credential.


Open enrolment program fee:

$ 5,900 + tax

(This program is also available for organizations)

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Read the official program launch announcement.