Leadership Training Program

The Leadership Training Program (LTP) is a year-long executive format program for the clinical leaders and managers responsible for implementing the NICHE nursing practice model, and for those guiding improvements in age-friendly care in your organization.   

Here is what you can expect from the program:

  • An orientation session and eight weekly class meetings via Zoom video conference calls
  • Self-paced assignments to assess unit readiness and identify quality improvement priorities in the nursing care of older adults 
  • Mentoring calls with expert geriatric nurses who facilitate program implementation activities

LTP participants should plan on spending approximately five hours per week attending classes, complete assignments and lead NICHE program implementation initiatives.  Each participant will finish the program with:

64 Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) contact hours.

  1. A clinical change project and plan to guide NICHE implementation activities 
  2. A poster presentation of clinical change project outcomes
  3. A practice portfolio submitted to the NICHE Recognition Program

Upcoming Leadership Training Program Dates

October 2022 Cohort

  • Registration Closes (October 4, 2022)
  • Welcome and Orientation (October 11, 2022)
  • Class 1 (October 18, 2022)

February 2023 Cohort

  • Registration Closes (February 7, 2023)
  • Welcome and Orientation (February 14, 2023)
  • Class 1 (February 21, 2023)

June 2023 Cohort

  • Registration Closes (June 6, 2023)
  • Welcome and Orientation (June 13, 2023)
  • Class 1 (June 20, 2023)

Click here to register for the Leadership Training Program