Advancing Knowledge in Continuing Care

NOVA SCOTIA – The Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association (NHNSA) and the School of Health Administration in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University are pleased to announce the launch of a six-day certificate program, Leadership in
Continuing Care Administration for new administrators and senior leaders in the Continuing Care sector.

Developed with strong sector leader and industry expert input, this is a first of its kind in Nova Scotia. Students will expand their professional knowledge, enhance their leadership capabilities and improve their operational acumen for future challenges and

“We have many talented administrators and senior staff retiring from our sector over the coming five years so building capacity among our emerging leaders is critical” said Michele Lowe, Executive Director for the NHNSA. “This education will support their
succession planning and provide managers who want to transition to new leadership roles with the foundational knowledge to move forward in their careers.”

The six-day program will be offered in two three-day blocks beginning on November 17,2021. For details and registrations visit the Dalhousie web site:


“Health leaders today face tough challenges and leaders in the Continuing Care sector are no exception”  says Dr. Tanya Packer, Director of the School of Health Administration. “This intensive, executive style certificate blends academic rigor with
extensive front-line expertise to provide our Nova Scotia continuing care leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully meet those challenges.”

Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association is committed to building solutions to ensure the highest standards of care for nursing homes in Nova Scotia. The association believes in advocating and leading to influence change.

For 40 years, the School of Health Administration at Dalhousie has been driving change in healthcare leadership and administration. Through outstanding teaching, world-class research and carefully cultivated connections with the communities we serve, the School has had an enduring impact on the healthcare sector in Nova Scotia, across Canada, and around the world. We are part of the Faculty of Health, one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program and the largest health professional workforce provider in Atlantic Canada.