OTH 702: Advocacy, Leadership and Education (Online)

Credits 3

OTD Graduate students will develop an understanding of advocacy, philosophical foundations of leadership and educational theory.  Students examine current trends and shifts in healthcare and world climates, using professional resources to relate evolving leadership philosophies and characteristics. Students will develop their own leadership and teaching philosophies in relation to professional practice, and in preparation for work in administrative roles and academic settings.  Students will apply leadership skills as they examine program/service implementation and evaluation, and advocacy for, and education of, people, populations and the community in a variety of settings (i.e. clinical, administrative, academic, or policy making setting, etc.).  OTD students only.  Course content delivered online.