Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Leadership in Healthcare   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

MBM 5523 - Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Leadership in Healthcare

This course explores an emerging orientation in leadership theories and practice: to intentionally incorporate mindfulness and compassion-based perspectives into practices.  Students will assess the characteristics and intended outcomes of various contemporary paradigms that introduce mindful and compassion principles for developing individual leadership capacities as well as shifting organizational culture to a more sustainable environment.  Course assignments will focus on identifying how related principles can address issues in modern healthcare and adapting such corresponding practices to healthcare organization settings. This course provides methods for healthcare consultants, administrators, and researchers to evaluate leadership styles, processes and outcomes in holistic and humanistic ways through the use of mindful-oriented approaches, particularly in integrated settings. Prerequisite(s): No Prerequisite. 3 credit(s)
Offered: SP-Term A. Course Length: 7 Weeks. RC Required