ADVANCED LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVES
ADVANCED LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVES
- COURSE OVERVIEW
The Advanced Health Care Leadership focuses on leadership development that meets the population’s health care needs, manages operations, and finds innovative and practical solutions to address complex challenges.
Participants will be able to integrate patient and family care theories into current practices, which are responsive to various cultures, behaviours, situations and environments. Core concepts of leadership, quality and improvements to patient safety are explored to achieve enhanced patient outcomes.
Students will apply professional leadership concepts as members of a multi-disciplinary health care team in an organization
Focusing on management systems specific to health care, this program provides skill building in the critical areas of leadership and management development.
The curriculum is designed to develop conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management techniques necessary to achieve individual and organizational objectives.
Today’s knowledge base is different from that of even six months ago, and the solutions to tomorrow’s problems are within reach.
As a leader in the continuously evolving field of health care, you have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies. This program will enable you to respond proactively to the rapidly changing health care environment.
- COURSE BENEFIT
Gain insight into and develop the skills required to lead effectively in the dynamic and fast-changing field of health care. You will learn from distinguished Harvard faculty and network with professionals from prominent organizations.
- Understand and develop your personal leadership style
- Improve your strategy, finance, and policy skills
- Build and sustain high functioning teams
- Engage in negotiation and meta-leadership
3. WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE
Participants in this dynamic program are health care executives and emerging leaders in either clinical or nonclinical roles who wish to adapt their knowledge and skills to this constantly changing field, including:
- CEO, CIO, COO, CMO
- Department Chairs/Division Chiefs
- Group Practice Executives
- Health Care Consultants
- Health Systems Executives
- Hospital Executives
- Medical Directors
- Nurse Executives
- Physician Executives
- COURSE OUTLINE
Module 1: Patient and Family Centered Care
Patient and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) is an approach to the planning, delivery and evaluation of healthcare based on mutually beneficial partnerships among patients, families and health care professionals. These partnerships occur at the clinical, program, organizational and policy levels to assure the quality and safety of health care delivery. This course focuses on effective leadership strategies to advance the practice of patient and family-centred care within healthcare organizations.
Module 2: Patient Safety
Ensuring patient safety and healthcare quality is critical to everyone in healthcare practice. This course provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skill and systems thinking needed to lead the implementation of effective quality and patient safety programs. Learners will examine evidence informed, best practices and elements needed to create a culture of safety and one that engages patients in patient safety. Topics also focus on concepts of human factors, technology, medical errors and the standards and organizational practices which govern quality, safety and risk management in health care today.
Module 3: Leadership in Health Care
Students learn the fundamental skills required for effective leadership in health care. Topics covered include resolution, leadership and negotiation skills, strategic planning, leadership culture and accountability, and advanced coaching practices.
Module 4: Professionalism and Healthcare
This course is designed to provide you with an introduction on professionalism in the health care industry in Canada. Students will consider what is a “professional” versus behaving in a “professional manner.” This course will address various elements inherent to professionalism and healthy workplace practices including communication, interprofessional collaboration and collaborative practices, responsibility and accountability, respectfulness, privacy and requirements for licensure of healthcare professionals. In addition, focus on professionalism standards vital for any healthcare career and/or opportunities in the healthcare field will be discussed.
Module 5: Evidence Based Practice
This course focuses on the research process and the analysis and evaluation of research to integrate the best evidence into practice. Learners will gain an understanding of health research evidence and strengthen their research knowledge and skills in order to make informed decisions in their practice. These skills include the ability to understand and interpret research literature and the capacity to translate this knowledge to support and inform practice innovations.
Module 6: Cultural Competence for Health Care Providers
Cultural competence is an integral part of providing quality, patient and family-centred care. Cultural competence and culturally effective care are also critical for improving health outcomes, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Health care providers need knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent and culturally appropriate care in today’s multicultural society. This course examines concepts related to cultural competency, diversity, the nature of organizational culture, transcultural caring and change in health care organizations and systems.
Module 7: Health Care Leadership Lab
This course introduces learners to the health care challenges leaders must face and manage in the workplace. Learners will examine a number of different strategies necessary for leadership and management in current and future health care environments. Topics covered in simulated learning experiences, will focus on patient safety, cultural competence, technology, informatics, interprofessional collaboration and critical thinking. In addition, learners will study how delegation, professionalism, communication and teamwork improves health care delivery.
Module 8: Leadership in Primary Health Care
This course provides discussion concerning the key political and administrative decision-making processes in Canadian health systems. Students examine topics related to primary health care, the social determinants of health, health reform and public policy. This course highlights leadership styles and skills that are responsive to the health needs and strengthen primary health care in Canada.
Module 9: Health Services Information and Technology
This course focuses on the fundamentals of informatics from a theoretical and practical perspective. Students will explore the history of informatics, the implications and impact of the use of computers within our current healthcare system. In addition, students will examine issues related to privacy, confidentiality, security of information and clinical documentation in healthcare environments. Both the paper and electronic chart are a critical part of the health record. Examples of Electronic Health used by the various health sectors in Ontario will be explored including assessment instruments, information exchange portals designed for seamless sharing of health information and government requirements for data collection for public information and QI purposes. All health care professionals are required to meet documentation standards established by their Regulatory/Professional bodies and healthcare organizations. Students will also have the opportunity to discuss the use of social networking tools used in communicating health-related information fostering quality and safe patient care.
Module 10: Strategic Planning in Health Care
Strategic Planning helps leaders understand the current situation in healthcare and help prepare them for the future. This course focuses on the essential elements of strategic planning. Key elements in strategic planning include: development/review of Mission, Vision and Values; current state analysis, identification of opportunities and threats, goal setting, development of measurements for success, and communication. Some key concepts include strategic thinking, the creation of strategy, and the implementation and evaluation of strategy. Present day, future trends and strategic planning initiatives in health care will be examined.
Module 11: Careers in Health Care
This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in their field placement in Advanced Health Care Leadership as well as help in finding suitable employment after graduation. Students will learn how to successfully market themselves, review the importance of social media in terms of future job searches, and understand their rights during their field placements. Emphasis will also be placed on proper interviewing techniques, teamwork skills, and learning the professional expectations of placements.
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