Senior healthcare leader and physiotherapist with more than 25 years of experience
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Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognise, understand and manage the emotions of oneself and of others. It is developed throughout life and can be learnt and improved on. Emotional intelligence has been shown to positively influence work performance, leadership, relationships, patient satisfaction and psychological health. A person’s EI can be assessed and areas of strength and weakness can be identified and worked on.
This course aims to describe and define EI. It will explore the role of EI in effective leadership. It will guide you in identifying areas of EI strength and opportunities for EI improvement within yourself and help develop an action plan to improve EI and leadership effectiveness
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.