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Coaching: An Essential Skill for Nurses - 60107
Coaching: An Essential Skill for Nurses

60107 l 5.60 contact hrs
by Kathryn M. Perlman, MSN, RN
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This course has been approved for 4 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2008, 2009, 1/15/10 through 12/31/10, and 2011. This course has been approved for 6 hours for 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016.
The goal of this coaching continuing education course is to help nurses at ALL levels of an organization, in both formal AND informal leadership roles, to understand coaching skills and appreciate the results they produce. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the importance and value of coaching
  • Distinguish coaching from mentoring, therapy, precepting, and training
  • Identify the basic components and the purposes of a coaching contract
  • Create strategies for facilitating change and helping staff to embrace change
  • Describe the characteristics of an effective coach
  • Identify the ways in which coaching affects the bottom line as well as quality of care
Effective 8/1/2014, the Florida Board of Nursing will not accept contact hours offered in tenth hour increments (example: 1.6 contact hours). Course contact hours will be rounded down to the nearest half hour (example: 1.6 contact hours becomes 1.5 contact hours, 1.4 contact hours becomes 1.0 contact hours). This course will be reported to CE Broker for FL RNs, LPNs, ARNPs, and CNSs as 5.5 hours.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/7/2019

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