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NNPBC Nursing Leadership Programs

Learning how to lead in nursing

NNPBC offers two leadership programs targeted at nurses of all designations (LPN, NP, RN, RPN) who are about to take on a leadership position or are already in a leadership role.

Courses will be offered in January, July and October (dates TBD) and will take seven and a half hours (7.5) to complete. Handouts will be provided. Please check this page often as we firm up dates.

  • $200.00 per course for non NNPBC members
  • Free for NNPBC members

If you are not a member and would like to join, please click here.

Course 1: Taking on a leadership role

  • Learning how to communicate effectively
  • Enabling a respectful workplace
  • Surviving change
  • Understanding how to self-evaluate
  • Navigating the complexities of the health authority and Ministry of Health structures


Course 2: Enhancing my leadership skills
  • Learning to survive in a complex world
  • Understanding other players in the health and nursing landscape
  • Working with human resources
  • Understanding budgets
  • Navigating difficult conversations
  • Understanding emotional intelligence

If you have questions, please email us at with 'NNPBC Leadership Programs' in the subject line and please note that due to COVID-19, the course will be offered virtually until further notice.