Are you developing your Charge Nurses? A successful first leadership experience is very important; this is a key factor in inspiring nurses to move on to Nurse Manager and further leadership roles. Do not forget about your first-level supervisory nurses!


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NCharge gives Charge Nurses the insights, interpersonal skills, and business knowledge they need to more effectively Manage, Inspire, and Lead.

  • Build your nurse leader pipeline
    • Increase nurse engagement and retention
      • Impact financial awareness and results
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our customers tell the story

Catalyst Learning is trusted by hospitals large and small across the U.S. 


The university of Texas Medical Branch addressed a gap in charge nurse development 
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A small magnet hospital in connecticut  embraces high nursing standards
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10K+ Charge Nurses trained

Over 10,000 nurses in the U.S. have taken our courses. 

200+ hospital customers

Catalyst Learning has partnered with some of the biggest systems in the U.S. to deliver NCharge at over 200 hospitals. 

Focus on ROI

Catalyst Learning partners with you to develop an ROI plan and tool set for measuring learning transfer and higher-level outcomes.

24 years in business

Founded in 1993, Catalyst Learning's sole focus is healthcare workforce development. 


Win a bike at AONE!

Stop by Catalyst Learning's booth and register to win a Schwinn Beach Cruiser. You do not need to be present on Saturday, April 14 to win the drawing, and we will gladly ship you the bike. We look forward to speaking with many of you.

The process is easy

Contact us

Fill out our contact form and we will reach out to you.


Let us hear your Charge Nurse needs, determine fit, and make a proposal.


Implement your Charge Nurse development plan, and we will assist you in measuring ROI. 

What nurse leaders are saying about us

"More cohesive team"

"The nurses are a more cohesive team and moving towards a group environment where the charge nurses really stand out as leaders. They are really considering themselves as front line people and keeping their team members engaged. All of that correlates to the patient experience."

Jacqueline Napier - Manager of Talent & Development, Saint Anthony Hospital, Chicago IL 

"Better conflict resolution"

Critical thinking, decision making, effective communication, and conflict resolution all help to advance our nurses' practice. NCharge gave them a greater understanding of how effective communication and conflict resolution skills impact patient care.

Kerry Yeager - Clinical Informatics Specialist, Bristol Hospital, Bristol CT 

"Now in our nurse succession plan"

"This is what we needed for our frontline nursing leaders and supervisors. This is in line with our leadership development goals, and NCharge is now in our hospital's official succession plan."

Rosemary Cummings - Director of Critical Care, East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika AL 


Catalyst Learning provides high quality skill and career development programs to healthcare organizations across the U.S. These programs target the frontline associates of the organization - from entry-level individuals to first-level supervisory nurses. Catalyst Learning is honored to serve 540+ acute care hospital customers including HCA, the VHA, and many Catholic and regional health systems.

Many of our customers are nationally recognized for their efforts in providing education and opportunity for healthcare frontline workers - those employees who are the face of your organization to patients and their families.

article - January 8, 2018

9 Leadership Barriers That Charge Nurses Face

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In a busy and stressful hospital environment, the role of the Charge Nurse as your frontline leader is very important. Not only are Charge Nurses responsible for providing the same quality care as other nurses, they are also tasked with ensuring that all procedures are running smoothly, that everyone is working together for the best outcome, and that they're doing so as efficiently and cost effective as possible. Clinical knowledge alone is not enough to allow a nurse to sufficiently fulfill this leadership role. Effective Charge Nurse leadership is dependent on many internal and external factors. 

There are barriers, both personal and organizational, that can hinder the success of these frontline nurse leaders. Removing as many of these barriers as possible will ensure your Charge Nurses will have the best chance of success possible.