DPT 833 Leadership in Physical Therapy

Physical therapists play key roles in leadership. This course creates a framework for students to develop skills for leadership in daily practice. The Core Competencies of Leadership will be explored. Other topics include: leadership styles, differentiate management from leadership, integrate a mission and strategic planning, decision-making strategies for conflict mediation, and communicating to improve outcomes. Application of leadership skills will be facilitated with case scenarios in class and application activities, in a concurrent clinical immersion course.  Emphasis will be learning by doing to model key elements of leadership teamwork, effective behaviors, goal setting, and achievement. 

One semester hour.