Digital Certificate

Coaching Essentials for Healthcare Professionals

September 24, 2024 - February 25, 2025

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Coaching is gaining momentum in healthcare as a transformative, skills-based practice. Adopting a coaching mindset in healthcare can foster greater self-awareness, communication, resilience, and enthusiasm for lifelong learning. These essential skills empower us to be at our best — for our colleagues, patients, loved ones, and ourselves.

The Coaching Essentials for Healthcare Professionals digital certificate program introduces fundamental coaching knowledge and skills that will enable you to partner with healthcare colleagues in creating a more humanistic and healthy work environment. Through interactive online sessions, skills training activities, and reflection exercises, you will learn how to foster a coaching culture at work and develop strategies to thrive in healthcare and beyond.

Discover how working with a coaching approach can facilitate creativity, enhance productivity, and help restore our sense of purpose as professionals in healthcare.

Program Highlights

  • Over 15 total hours of live, interactive learning

  • Ongoing feedback on professional skills development

  • Skills practice through training activities that match your goals and interests

  • Performance evaluation of a mock structured coaching conversation

Learning Objectives

  • Increase knowledge of the purpose and practice of coaching
  • Practice foundational coaching skills and techniques that can be applied across a range of situations
  • Conduct structured coaching conversations
  • Explore different contexts for coaching in healthcare such as providing feedback on performance, discussing career development, navigating interpersonal challenges at work, and building resiliency
  • Develop confidence in coaching abilities

Coaching is a transformative experience that can empower others in ways they may not have thought possible.

Coaching training is like a compass that equips individuals with the skills to navigate the terrain of personal and professional development, fostering a legacy of empowered leaders and positive change.

Jane Tipping
Program Co-Director
Jane Tipping

To be coached is to grow into new possibilities in a safe space with the support of a trusted partner. To be that partner — to be the coach — is to exercise knowledge and skills that evoke new awareness in the coachee, leading to a commitment to action.

In healthcare, where relationality is key, coaching essentials are just that: essential!

Anne Matlow
Program Co-Director
Anne Matlow

Program Audience

This certificate program is designed for all health professionals interested in developing skills in coaching that can be applied in contexts such as:

  • Providing feedback on performance appraisal
  • Progressing through career transitions
  • Building resilience
  • Addressing interpersonal communication challenges
  • Cultivating skills as a lifelong learner
  • Achieving greater work-life balance

Continue Your Training

Hours completed as part of this certificate program can be transferred to a portfolio application for earning the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential awarded by the International Coaching Federation.

Learn more about the ACC credential.