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Stanford Center for Education and Professional Development (CEPD): Past Education Courses
Leading With Heart Caritas Leadership Caring & Leading Self and Others
The purpose of this course is to engage the heart and spirit of nurses at all levels.
Designed as a daylong experiential program, nurses can explore and renew their personal and professional connection to nursing practice and leadership.
Our focus begins with the essential and often neglected balance between caring for self and caring for others; introducing nurses how to lead with heart and caring consciousness.
Nurses will gain a deeper appreciation and enhance knowledge of evidence based caring science theory, holistic nursing and caring leadership practice skills.
Course covers nursing as moral and ethical caring, Caring Science fundamentals, caring nurse leadership skills, and holistic modalities for selfrenewal.
The content is based on Jean Watson’s Caring Science, ANA Scope of Practice, Code of Ethics, Social Policy Statement, AACN Healthy Work Environments Standards, AONE Nurse Manager Leadership Learning Domain Framework, AONE Nurse Executive Competencies, and Maria O’Rourke Professional Role.
Describe the ethical and moral dimensions of caring competency in nursing practice and leadership.
Discuss theoretical core concepts of Watson Caring Science and implications for nursing practice and leadership at all levels.
Describe how caring and uncaring behaviors and actions can impact nursing daily practice.
Demonstrate authentic listening and presence skills as foundational to developing transpersonal caring relationships.
Incorporate caritas language strategies to develop a common language for caring communication with self, staff, and patients.
Integrate practical self-renewal skills into personal and professional practice.
Formulate a professional action plan incorporating caritas leadership and self-renewal strategies.