Confederation College to Expand Health Administration and Leadership Program
Tim Brody - Editor
Confederation College has received approval from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities to make its Health Administration and Leadership program available to prospective students across northwestern Ontario.
The college shared in a March 2 media release that the program will support Confederation College to meet the demand for health care leaders across the region.
Confederation College shared, “Students will develop health administration and leadership skills in ethics, policy and law, research, operations, cultural safety, human resources, and finance. Indigenous learning outcomes are woven throughout the curriculum.”
“We are excited that this spring we are able to provide the Health Administration and Leadership program at our campuses across the region,” stated Richard Gemmill, Vice President, Academic at the College. “It’s a great choice for anyone who would like to pursue a career in management or the administrative side of health care delivery.”
Confederation College shared that the expanded program prepares students for management positions in clinics, hospitals, long-term care homes, non-profit organizations, and private facilities, adding that, “Students gain practical experience working with industry leaders on current issues facing health organizations.”
“We know there are many people seeking advancement in their health care career and this is an excellent program to prepare those who want to advance as a health care leader,” stated Kathleen Lynch, Confederation College President. “It’s a win for everyone when we can help contribute to workforce development and education that improves leadership in health care in the northwest.”
More information about the Health Administration and Leadership program, and other health-related studies can be found at https://bit.ly/36F33Kd.