Advocacy, Leadership, and Organizational and Professional Development
This course includes applied advocacy, management, supervision, and leadership projects. Development of a professional practice, that includes a mission, a vision, strategic and business plans, policies and procedures, job descriptions, performance benchmarks, and appraisal methods, is covered. Also included are related interviews, supervision, and leadership models. Trends in healthcare systems, management principles, promotion and marketing, liability, consultation, advocacy, and consulting roles are explored. Development of advancement plans, including goals for advanced practice certifications and fieldwork supervision, are included.