Leadership Essentials Course

In the Leadership Essentials Course, you will explore leadership topics that offer solutions to emergency care challenges facing Emergency Department leaders today. Together with ED leaders from around the world, you will gain invaluable training for improving your Emergency Department.

What is the Leadership Essentials Course?

The Leadership Essentials Course is the original course at the International Emergency Department Leadership Institute (IEDLI) and has been offered since 2009. This one-week course consists of over 35 hours of interactive, in-person lectures and workshops. Participants will work in assigned groups with other emergency department professionals from a variety of countries to complete workshop activities and discuss lectures.

Now is the perfect time for leaders to address organizational problems in their emergency departments. According to the World Health Organization, the global economic crisis presents a unique opportunity to make needed health reforms and find more efficient uses of limited health resources.

What Topics are Covered?

In the Leadership Essentials Course, students will learn to:

  • Establish the ED’s role within the hospital
  • Improve efficiency and control costs
  • Decrease overcrowding
  • Develop quality improvement programs
  • Educate and motivate a new generation of emergency physicians and nurses
  • Form a strong administrative structure

The topics included in the Leadership Essentials Course are subject to change and are updated based on feedback from course participants and faculty.

Who Should Participate?

This program is designed for doctors, nurses, and administrators who currently lead or plan to lead emergency departments. 

Course Details

In addition to interacting with others within the classroom, Leadership Essentials Course students have the opportunity to network at social events during the course. Social events are included in the course registration fee and include a Monday night welcome reception and the Wednesday night gala dinner.

For course fees and other information, please visit the registration page.