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Leadership Principles and Models

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify principles of leadership.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Select three (3) leadership models that can be effective in healthcare- related organizations.
  2. Identify two (2) of the leadership characteristics of an exemplary leader as described by Kouzes and Posner in The Leadership Challenge Model.
  3. Recognize three (3) practices of transformational leaders.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about leadership principles and models by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Diane Hinds, BA, MA, Ed. D

Diane helps individuals and organizations define their goals and achieve them. She has more than 30 years’ experience in organization development, human resources, and executive level management. She provides consulting and management training to organizations across industries, including for profit, not for profit, communities of faith, membership associations, educational institutions, and governments. She has worked with several hospitals, clinics, healthcare providers and medical manufacturing organizations. She works with organizations of all sizes, from single proprietors to large, international enterprises. Diane is recognized for her creativity and flexibility to meet clients’ specific needs. She works with them to clarify what they want to accomplish and can set them on a path to realize their visions. Her areas of expertise include: strategic planning, coaching, team building, human resources, leadership, emotional intelligence, creative problem solving, and change management. She recently published her first book, Think it. Do it. Lessons from Visionaries Who Brought Their Ideas to Life. She has presented at numerous professional conferences and has served as adjunct faculty for the University of St. Thomas, Concordia University, and St. Catherine University. Diane received her BA in Psychology and Communications from the University of MN and her MA in Human Resources Development and Doctorate in Organization Development from The University of St. Thomas.

Leadership Principles and Models - Healthcare Academy
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Leadership Principles and Models


Effective leadership is important because it is highly related to the overall success of the organization and the outcomes of the persons’ being cared for. This educational activity examines five different leadership models that can be effective in long-term care facilities and other healthcare organizations.

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