Work environments of continuous change and disruption, like those in the healthcare industry, can easily present barriers to employee engagement and retention. Without effective coaching and mentoring programs, those barriers manifest in many ways such as high turnover rates, deflated morale, and poor performance. Effective, healthcare-focused coaching and mentoring can help increase confidence, improve performance, and enhance skills of healthcare workers.
In this online micro-course, Coaching and Mentoring in Healthcare, you will learn about the nature of effective coaching and mentoring. You will examine the role of coaching in healthcare settings as a means of professional development and explore strategies for developing effective coaching programs. You will also study the role of mentoring as a means of human development and consider approaches to mentoring in healthcare. You will be able to reflect on your own skills and how they can be applied or developed to best serve the coach and mentor roles. By applying an understanding of these roles and the strategies for implementing them, healthcare leaders like you can develop effective coaching and mentoring programs for your healthcare organization.