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Leadership Institute


Bringing together experienced professionals, a world-class faculty, and dynamic curricula, the NLN Leadership Institute comprises three full-year programs that help nurse faculty develop strong leadership skills. The common denominator is a shared commitment to excellence in nursing education. The result is a lasting transformational leadership experience. These are rigorous programs that require a significant amount of time and commitment.

         Leadership Programs

LEAD - This program is designed for nurses in both education and practice who have experienced a rapid transition into leadership positions or aspire to lead.
Learn more about the LEAD Program

Leadership Development for Simulation Educators - This program is designed for the experienced simulation nurse educator who wishes to assume a leadership role in simulation. Learn more about the Leadership Development  for Simulation Educators Program

Executive Leadership in Nursing Education and Practice - This program is designed for executive leaders in nursing education and practice who have held their positions for more than five years and wish to be re-energized, and want to reframe how they think about leadership and themselves as leaders.  Participants can become champions for change, harness their authentic leadership, and design and implement strategies to innovate and meet the demands of nursing education and health care. 
Learn more about the Executive Leadership in Nursing Education and Practice Program

The NLN offers continuing education credits for all its professional development programs. For more information, email

 Application Cycle: To be announced
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