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NRHA Rural Hospital CNO Certification Program

Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Sydney Grant, MHA


The Center for Rural Health Leadership provides a leadership and certification program for current Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs) of rural hospitals.

The curriculum includes:

  • Leadership:
    • Inter-personal leadership
    • Intra-personal leadership
    • Organizational leadership
    • Community leadership
  • Operations:
    • Data analytics and predictive analysis
    • Working with the Board and strategic planning
    • Lean management
  • Financial:
    • Budgeting for clinicians
    • Cost report 101
    • Population health
  • Clinical:
    • Physician engagement
    • Quality

The program is designed for current rural hospital CNOs and individuals who are interested in becoming rural hospital CNOs in the future.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Costs associated with the program are not provided. Make contact for additional information.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare executives · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Leadership · Nurses · Population health

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