Rural Health
Leadership
Academy

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Leadership is the biggest predictor of an organization's viability.

With all the challenges rural healthcare is confronted with, that is particularly true. Leadership is the biggest predictor of a rural community’s wellbeing.

Leadership makes the difference! Empowering rural health leaders with enhanced leadership skills will assist them in becoming more effective leaders, a worthy and necessary cause.

Benefits of Leadership Training

Leadership training for mid-level managers, directors, and supervisors in rural health can bring about significant advantages. Here are the top 10 benefits:

1. Strategic Decison-Making

Leadership training enhances the ability of mid-level managers, directors, and supervisors to make informed and strategic decisions, crucial for the effective operation of healthcare facilities in rural areas.

2.  Effective Communication

Improved communication skills enable leaders to convey complex information clearly to diverse teams, fostering a collaborative and well-informed work environment in rural health settings.

3.  Team Empowerment

Training empowers leaders to inspire and motivate their teams, encouraging a sense of ownership and commitment among healthcare professionals working in rural areas.

4.  Change Management

Leaders learn effective change management strategies, enabling them to navigate and lead teams through transitions, which is particularly important in evolving rural healthcare landscapes.

5.  Quality
Improvement

Training focuses on quality improvement methodologies, allowing leaders to implement processes that enhance the overall quality of healthcare services delivered in rural health facilities.

6.  Financial
Acumen

Leaders develop financial management skills, essential for overseeing budgets and resources efficiently in the often resource-constrained environment of rural healthcare.

7.  Strategic Planning & Vision

Leadership training helps mid-level managers, directors, and supervisors to develop and communicate a strategic vision for their rural healthcare organizations, aligning goals with the unique needs of the community.

8.  Employee
Development

Leaders are equipped to identify and nurture talent within their teams, fostering professional growth among healthcare professionals in rural settings.

9.  Community
Engagement

Leadership training emphasizes the importance of community engagement, helping leaders build strong relationships with local communities to better understand and address their healthcare needs.

10.  Regulatory Compliance & Risk Management

Leaders gain a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulations, ensuring compliance and minimizing risks in rural health facilities.

By cultivating these skills and attributes, leadership training contributes to the overall effectiveness, sustainability, and quality of healthcare delivery in rural areas. This, in turn, positively impacts patient outcomes and community well-being.

Introducing the
Rural Health Leadership Academy

The Rural Health Leadership Academy (RHLA) is A 10-week combination of self and group learning designed to assist rural health leaders become more effective leaders to improve the viability of rural hospitals, clinics and other organizations focused on rural health and wellbeing, empowering them to create a culture of health and wellbeing within their respective communities.

The RHLA delivers enhanced leadership skills to current and emerging rural health leaders.  RHLA provides rural health leaders with greater depth in their leadership skills.  It is a 10-week program conducted virtually.  The curriculum will be based on the Dynamic Rural Health Leadership Model (Figure 1) developed by Bill Auxier, Ph.D.

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This program is based on adult learning principles.

While there is no required reading for this program, resources will be suggested to participants if they choose to dive deeper on a specific topic.

Program outcomes are stated in the form of learning objectives.

Participants will realize:

  • An understanding of their philosophical foundation of leadership by reflecting on their core values, guiding principles and worldview.
  • Their personal definition of leadership.
  • How to intentionally change, grow and evolve as a leader.
  • How to hold others accountable.
  • How to have opportunity conversations versus difficult conversations.
  • How to lead with influence.
  • How to motivate others.
  • How to enhance employee engagement.
  • How to make difficult decisions.
  • How to influence organizational culture.
  • How to be better engaged with the community.
  • How to make a difference locally, regionally, statewide and nationally.

What past past participants say.

 
 

The Schedule

Week 1

Zoom Call -
Introduction

Week 2

Participants watch the videos for Module #1: INTRA-Personal Leadership

Week 3

Zoom Call - discussions on INTRA-Personal Leadership

Week 4

Participants watch the videos for Module #2:  INTER-Personal Leadership

Week 5

Zoom Call - discussions on INTRA-Personal Leadership

Week 6

Participants watch the videos for Module #3:  ORGANIZATIONAL Leadership

Week 7

Zoom Call - discussions on ORGANIZATIONAL Leadership

Week 8

Participants watch the videos for Module #4:  COMMUNITY Leadership

Week 9

Zoom Call - discussions on COMMUNITY Leadership

Week 10

Celebratory Workshop

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The Investment

All of this for only $997. 

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SPEAKING

Dr. Bill Auxier is a popular keynote speaker on rural health leadership with an engaging delivery. The leadership principles Bill addresses help rural health leaders understand their philosophical foundation of leadership which shapes everything they do as a leader. This provides greater clarity, greater confidence, and greater leadership effectiveness.

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Tampa, FL, 33626

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