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2022-23 ATSU University Catalog 
2022-23 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ATRN 8140 - Leadership and Professionalism in Athletic Training

3 credit hours

This course offers an examination and application of theories of professionalism and leadership as they related to various aspects of the practice of athletic training. Topics include, but are not limited to: Contemporary leadership theories, Medical professionalism, Organizational communication, Personal effectiveness and productivity, Communities of practice, Leading change, and Conflict management. The course requires students to be active participants in the learning process. We will rely on a series of readings (e.g. book chapters, classic and contemporary articles, research studies), presentations, discussions, and both reflective and authentic applied assignments to provide a deeper understanding of leadership and professionalism and their impact the athletic training profession. By the end of this course you should have the foundational knowledge and a framework for action that will allow you to make informed decisions about your own leadership roles and pursue meaningful change in both your work setting and your profession.