Nursing Education and Professional Development

S3: Success, Strategy, and the Scope of Nursing Leadership: A Series

The S3 series focuses on providing instruction and coaching on practical strategies for the nurse who is in the new role of CSL or RSL. Managers and/or Unit-Based Educators, who are new to VUMC, would also benefit from the content in this course. 

This two-day course highlights resources, communication skills, interpretation of reports, and performance evaluations.  The goal of this course is to provide the participant with basic tools and resources to begin a successful transition into a nursing leadership role.

Program managed by:
Kelly Ernst, MSN, RN-BC
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Nursing Education and Professional Development
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Hosted by Nursing Education and Professional Development.

Target Audience Targeted for new CSLs, RSLs, and new Nurse Managers.  Non-nurse front line leaders with less than a year of experience could also benefit from course content; elective programming.

  VUMC Staff
 VUMC Staff Members
Non-VUMC Staff
 Non-VUMC Staff Members
 Not Applicable

Additional helfpful information:
-S3 Agenda for May 6 and May 13


Dates for 2015:
- Wednesday, January 21 and Wednesday, January 28
Wednesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 13 
-Wednesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 23
- Wednesday, November 11 and Wednesday, November 18

Time(s) 8:00am - 4:00pm

May 6: Light Hall 431

May 13: Light Hall 504

Location for remaining dates: To be announced

Registration LMS registration for dates listed above*
(use keyword search "S3")
Contact Hour(s) No Contact Hours offered  
Cost No cost for VUMC Staff  

Inclement Weather Policy

 Nursing Education and Professional Development's Inclement Weather Policy applies

Questions? Contact Us

Kendra Loney, Program Coordinator
Nursing Education and Professional Development
615/343-2936 or kendra.t.loney@vanderbilt.edu



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