DSc (RHL) graduates will be able to:
- Critically appraise, synthesize, and integrate knowledge from multiple sources and consider the impact of its application on multiple stakeholders* (e.g., patients/clients, practitioners, families, public and private systems that fund or deliver services) in order to improve rehabilitation and health practice and service delivery,
- Design, implement and evaluate novel services, programs and processes in diverse areas of rehabilitation and health,
- Advocate for and lead services and programs to enhance the lives of people affected by or at risk of disability.
*stakeholders may be patients/clients, practitioners, families, public and private systems that fund or deliver services
The strategic alliance between Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation Therapy and the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is an important step towards adding value to the students in the DSc (RHL) program. This strategic alliance demonstrates the commitment by Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation Therapy and CCHL to foster lifelong leadership development for health leaders. The alliance allows the DSc (RHL) students to fulfill some of their requirements to earn the Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation while earning their degree.