Leveraging Leadership Potential of Rehabilitation Professionals

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Presented By

Arlene Pietranton, PhD, CAE

American Speech Language Pathology Association

Sherry Keramidas, PhD, FASAE, CAE

Executive Director
American Occupational Therapy Association
About the Session

This presentation will focus on how rehabilitation professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists) are well positioned for leadership in health systems. It will include a discussion of the unique qualities, competencies and value rehabilitation professionals bring to the leadership table in addition to their patient care and clinical roles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss essential competencies that rehabilitation professionals bring to their positions in health systems and organizations.
  • Identify three examples of how rehabilitation professionals exercise executive leadership in their practice settings.