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HC 491 Senior Seminar in Health Care Management
Boe, Gerard P.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseHC 491 Senior Seminar in Health Care Management BUX
SemesterF1H2005
FacultyBoe, Gerard P.
TitleProfessor of Management
Degrees/CertificatesBS Biology, West Virginia Wesleyan College
MS Clinical Pathology, Ohio State University
Ph.D., Allied Health Education and Management, Texas A&M University843-322-0174
Daytime Phone843-322-0174
E-Mailgerardboe@park.edu
clancy120@earthlink.net
Semester DatesAugust 15 - October 9, 2005
Class DaysTBA
Class TimeTBA
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Student should rely on textbooks from previous classes and current materials from appropriate professional journals and newsletters.


Course Description:
Capstone course in which students study selected topics on health care administration in-depth.  It is highly recommended that all major core courses be passed before enrolling in this course.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
This course is designed to demonstrate the students ability to gather material, analyze collected data and develop a logical outcome from the information available.

Learning Outcomes:

Given adeqaute instructions, the student should be able to organize and carryout a simple research project.  Student will be able to design the study, evaluate the data and explain his/her conclusions.

Course Assessment:
Student will be evaluated on the presentation of the final product.

Grading:
Grading relates to normal Park Univ scale:
A=100-90; B=89-80; C=79-70; D=69-60; and failure = 59 or below.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Meeting        Activity        Assignments

1,2,3    Preparation of proposal;selection of study topic

4,5,6    Presentation of research tools

7 - 14   Collection of data for study and comparison

15       Review and analysis of research

16       Presentation of data and conclusions

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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
 
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