HC 461 The Hospital and the Community
U1OO 2006 WO
Hutton, Angeline E.
Bachelor of Science in Business/AccountingMaster of Health Administration
Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
736-2217 - work - 9 through 12:00 AM
736-5141 - home after 7 PM
June 5 through July 30, 2006
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Hospitals, What They Are and How They Work, I. Donald Snook Jr. Aspen Publishers, 2nd Edition, 1992
Additional Resources: Miscellaneous articles - instructor will supply
Course Description: Issues specific to the organization and administration of hospitals, their scope of services in relation to community need, and relationships with community health care services. Topics covered dealing with the unique aspects of administration of hospitals and internal departments include improvement of organizational performance, personnel productivity, strategic planning, cost containment, materials management, image in the community, medical staff recruitment, patient census and utilization of services, and contracting for services from external suppliers. 3:0:3
I consider all students to be adults, and to be in class because of their desire to learn. To that end, I will expect all students to attend each class ready and willing to participate, exchange ideas, and opinions and absorb new ideas and information.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes Instructor Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Each student will be expected to develop a research paper, size and type to be determined the first night of class, and pass both the midterm and final exam. Both exams will be 20 questions.
90 to 100 - A Participation - 25%
80 to 90 - B Paper - 25%
70 - 80 - C Mid-term exam - 25%
60 - 70 - D Final exam - 25%
below 60 - F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Materials must be timely, as semester is so short.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All cell phones will be turned off.
Students will be prepared to concentrate and participate in class with respect for fellow students and instructor at all times.
6/5 - Chapters 1,2,3,4 & 5 - Brief History of Hospitals
Todays Hospital Organization
Governing Body and CEO
6/13 - Chapters 6,7,8 & 9 - Outpatient Dept.& Emergency
Admitting Dept & Medical
6/20 - Chapters 10,11,12&13 - Nursing, Key Ancillary
Services & patient services
6/27 - Presentations and mid-term examination
7/4 - Due to the holiday, we will do this session on the
computer - plans will be developed in class.
7/4 - Chapters 14,15, 16 & 17 -Facilities & Administrative
Generating Revenue and
7/11 - Chapters 18,19,20 & 21 - Business Functions &
Medical Records, Quality
Assurance, Risk Management
7/18 - Chapters 22,23,24,& 25 - Accreditation, Licensing,
Marketing and planning
7/25 PAPERS DUE & Final Exam
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:5/18/2006 8:33:34 AM