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RPTH B50 Respiratory Care Leadership and Management I

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Course Description

Leadership and management theories in effective practices in the healthcare setting. Focuses on introducing roles and responsibilities of a leader and manager. Emphasis is placed on development of skills in leadership, communication, and critical thinking that facilitates positive change, and growth within the Respiratory Care profession. Specific attention is focused on the role of the transformational leader in assuring value, efficiency, and continuous quality improvement.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None