Agenda Item Details
Day 1   Friday Nov 8, 2019
9:40 - 10:40am
Concurrent Session A03 – Facilitating Leadership

A03-a Taking the Lead: Developing Leadership in Perinatal Education



To share an innovative teaching strategy to foster leadership skills in nursing education through the role of the “team lead” during perinatal rotations.


Learning Objectives:

1. To illustrate the role of "team lead" in perinatal rotations.

2. To compare the observed outcomes to key attributes of effective leadership.

3. To draw on a scaffolding model to integrate leadership opportunities across nursing education and early career development.



Julia Imanoff, MN, RN, PNC(C), Nursing Instructor, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada



A03-b Reflective Practice: A Strategy for Leadership Development



The purpose of this presentation is to present a strategy for health professionals to improve their communication skills and to have compassion for themselves when things don't quite go the way they had anticipated.


Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will learn one methodology to examine complex interpersonal encounters.

2. Participants will be able to identify the difference between the unilateral control and mutual learning models.

3. Participants will be able to describe the way the mind works using the ladder of inference as a tool.



Luisa Ciofani, RN, MSc(A), IBCLC, PNC(C), Research Coordinator, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada



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