Antwerp, Belgium

Leadership in Nursing Excellence

when 27 June 2022 - 1 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 450

Nursing and health care are highly challenged to provide excellent patient care through continuous improvements of processes and outcomes. Therefore, to achieve a resilient and adaptive organization that attracts and retains highly professional and skilled nurses and midwifes becomes essential. This summer school treats concepts and evidence on organizational context of nursing practice and illustrates how US Magnet® principles were implemented in a European health care system. We provide 8 interactive sessions with following topics:  

- Leadership and strategies 

- Concepts and evidence 

- Learn, adapt and improve the Antwerp University Hospital Journey to Magnet®; 

- Practices and experiences in nursing excellence; 

- Team-based learning and innovation;  

- Team-based leadership and inter-professional collaboration.  

- Building up your research program 

- Commentary and reflections

Course leader

Prof. Peter Van Bogaert
Centre for Research and Innovation in Care

Target group

Graduates, postgraduates, and professionals in all domains of nursing and healthcare: acute and chronic care, mental health care, mother and childcare, residential aged care and home care.

Course aim

An interactive course that supports own reflections on leadership in nursing excellence. We provide necessary insights, evidence and tools how to build a culture of change in order to achieve and sustain high performances in your organization based on our Magnet® Journey experience and research program.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Fee info

EUR 450: Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, lunches, network dinner and social activities. It does not include accommodation.