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Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI)

Leaders of Change

The Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) is an educational workshop for administrative and clinical leaders to develop critical knowledge and skills to guide and lead others in improving care through the application of research for evidence-based practice (EBP) changes. The ALI will also enhance the professional development of nurse leaders in their roles as scientists and transferors of knowledge.

What You Will Achieve

This Advanced Leadership Institute will take you on a transformational journey to improve quality of nursing care and patient outcomes. Participants will leave this workshop with an action plan for transforming their unit and organizational culture through implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice. The professional development of nurse leaders in their roles as scientists and transferors of knowledge will be enhanced through participation in the Advanced Leadership Institute.

Specifics Include:

  • Professional role development of nurse leaders in their roles as scientists and transferors of knowledge
  • Grading levels of evidence
  • Leveraging evidence-based practice to meet and exceed benchmarks for quality initiatives
  • Major frameworks and models of EBP
  • From clinical inquiry to developing PICO questions
  • Effective searching for evidence: Search strategies and techniques
  • Critical appraisal techniques and tools
  • Evaluation and synthesis of evidence
  • Implementing evidence into practice: Piloting an EBP project
    • Developing a timeline for implementing an EBP project
    • Creating a "document" to guide practice
    • Developing pre and post EBP surveys and related tools
  • Understanding, measuring, and evaluating outcomes
  • Leading and mentoring others in EBP project work
  • Promoting sustainability and enculturation of EBP changes
  • Key strategies to impact organizational change
  • ROI: Return on the EBP Investment
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