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Additional Resources: none
Course Description: Structure and implementation of various types of health care organizations and their internal departments, administrative theory; utilization; facilities management; accreditation; strategic planning; decision making theory; medical, nursing, and support staff supply, supervision, and evaluation; financial management; human relations; research and development; organizational culture and change theory; and other internal and external forces. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourate the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes:1. To assist students in relating prior knowledge and experiences to specific problem solving situations
2. To encourage students to think strategically about the types of decisions made in health care organizations
3. To provide students with expereience in analyzing the health care environment, preparing a strategic plan appropriate for the environment, and developing implementaton plans for the accomplishment of the stragegic plan
4. To provide students with an opportunity to become familiar with the important strategic issues facing health care organizations.
Course Assessment: 1. Examinations
2. Class participation
3. Topic Presentations
Grading: Class Participation = 10%
Mid-Term Examination = 30%
Final Examination = 30%
Topic Presentations = 30% (2 @ 15% each)
Total = 100%
90-100% = A
80-89% = B
70-79% = C
60-69% = D
Below 60% = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Will be determined on a case by case basis.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students will be responsible for all reading assignments from the text. All exam questions will come from reading, lecture, class presentations, instuctor notes, and discussion material.
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
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