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SCP-0198 Advanced Leadership and Practice

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South Central Partnership LMS Course Online Ongoing

Course Description

Dramatic change will occur in public health and health care in the next decade. This course provides public health practitioners and other health care providers with the leadership skills necessary to work effectively in the change environment at a community, state or regional level. These leadership skills are essential for designing and advocating for programs and policies necessary to promote health.

Learning Objectives

After this course, you should understand and be able to discuss:

• The nature and role of leadership

• The difference between leadership and management

• The relationship of leadership and personality

• The importance of and how leaders use systems thinking

• How to organize and assess qualitative decisions

• The importance of and how to set direction for an organization

• The importance of and how to create an organizational culture

• Your personal leadership philosophy

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals *Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice

8B2: Incorporates systems thinking into public health practice

8B3: Participates with stakeholders in identifying key values and a shared vision as guiding principles for community action

8C8: Ensures organizational practices are in concert with changes in the public health system, and the larger social, political, and economic environment

8C9: Ensures the management of organizational change