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N 381D N 381D. Leadership Development for Healthcare Professionals. 3 Hours.

Examines leader-follower partnerships in diverse healthcare settings. Uses theories, research findings, and expert opinions from several fields of study to explore the related concepts of power, authority, influence, leadership, followership, decisional involvement, structural empowerment, and emotional intelligence in the context of complex healthcare work environments. Special emphasis is placed on the use of effective leadership and followership behaviors to sustain high performing interprofessional teams and improve quality outcomes for patients, families, and healthcare organizations. Three lecture hours a week for one semester Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.