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Facilitating the Journey to Excellence: Pathway to Excellence® Program Director (PPD) Core Competencies™

September 2, 2022

Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate and coordinate a successful ANCC Pathway to Excellence® Designation.

How it works:

Using a multimodal cohort approach, participants progress through a series of 10 self-paced modules that consist of a combination of assigned readings, videos, and reflection questions. Each module includes a scheduled virtual live session devoted to further discussion and exploration of the topic(s) covered in the module. Through the live sessions you have the opportunity to:

  • Verify your understanding of module concepts.
  • Clarify any areas that you may be unclear about or additional questions you may have.
  • Amplify select essential module content.


  • Core Knowledge
  • Leading Teams
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Program Management
  • Healthy Workplace
  • Coordinating the Pathway Journey: Applicant Registration
  • Coordinating the Pathway Journey: Preparing for the Survey
  • Coordinating the Pathway Journey: Decision and Post Decision
  • Ongoing Practices and Redesignation Timelines
  • Course Wrap Up


Modules open September 2, 2022 and will be completed on participants own time.

Live discussion sessions, Fridays 11 am CT/ 12 pm ET (10 sessions):

  • September 9, 16, 23, 30
  • October 7, 21, 28 (skip 14th due to Magnet conference)
  • November 4, 11, 18

Post course check-ins, Mondays 11 am CT/ 12 pm ET (3 sessions):

  • January 9, 2023
  • April 10, 2023
  • July 10, 2023


Early bird registration discount before 8/1/2022: $1,600 (20% discount)
Registration: $2000

Registration includes 1 copy of Feel the Pull: Creating a Culture of Nursing Excellence (3rd ed)

*Participants must have a copy of the ANCC Pathway to Excellence and Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care Application Manual (purchased separately from ANCC website).

Course Opens September 2, 2022 | Virtual