Charge Nurse Essentials

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 27, 2020

This is the first of a five-part course that prepares nurses with the knowledge and tools to successfully lead the unit as a charge nurse.

Target Audience

This course is open to experienced nurses at UPMC St. Margaret who have been identified by unit leadership as ready to be trained as a charge nurse.

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics and behaviors of an effective charge nurse
  • Describe the components of an efficient charge report
  • Demonstrate making appropriate staff assignments for each shift
  • Summarize tasks that need completed during a shift as a charge nurse
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/27/2020
Course expires: 
11/06/2020
Event starts: 
10/27/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/27/2020 - 1:00pm
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Lauren Bertolino, BSN, RN, CMSRN
Clinician
UPMC St. Margaret

Cristle Lobaugh, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Unit Director
UPMC St. Margaret

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC.  Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.5 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance
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