OT 712

Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Professional leadership in occupational therapy focuses on the application of theory and evidence in administrative, managerial, and educational leadership to specific career goals. Students learn about different theories and models of leadership. The then examine the roles and functions of leaders in a variety of types of organizations and apply specific theories, models, and strategies of problem solving, change management, and quality improvement in these settings. Students also explore their own leadership style and develop/continue to build their professional portfolio.