HC 491 Senior Seminar in Health Care Management
S2T 2007 DL
Both, Christopher G.
Adjunct Faculty Instructor/ Management/Management healthcare
BS management/Healthcare Park UniversityMSA Human resources administration Central Michigan university
104 Adams Ave Grand Forks ND 58201
March 19 to May 13 2007
Textbook: No text is required. However, reports are available on health care and health services in the new millennium that can serve as general background reading. A literature search will be required during the first week on trends, current problems and issues in health care and or health services. A literature search will be required later in the course on the specific trend, problem or issue selected for analysis by individual students. Students will be required to be familiar with contemporary issues and reports. The instructor will facilitate students finding relevant reports as needed. Course Resources: 1. Park University Library and associated data bases. Access it through Park’s Home Page www.park.edu 2. Journals and periodicals unique to your profession. 3. Reports, books, articles, or conference presentations on trends, issues, problems, etc. 4. The websites of professional organizations associated with your profession such as the American Hospital Association, www.aha.org The American Public Health Association, www.apha.org the American Nurses Association, www.ana.org The American Cancer Society www.cancer.org The American Heart Association, www.americanheart.org The American Lung Association, www.lungusa.org etc. Trade journals and inhouse newsletters are good sources of issue information and may be available in your organization, perhaps in the office of the CEO. 5. Healthforum www.healthforum.com 6. Milbank Memorial Fund www.milbankmemorialfund.org 7. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation http://www.rwjf.org 8. Health news and editorial pages of many major news papers.
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Educational Philosophy: This course will focus on trends and current issues health care managers are facing. However, the major element of this course is writing a formal research paper on one of the trends or problems, defining it, gathering data, drawing conclusions, making recommendations that evolve from the research, presenting it in acceptable formal style, and defending your conclusions before fellow students and the instructor.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Discussion, Research Paper and exam
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
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Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class Week A class week is defined as the period of time between Monday and Sunday midnight, Central Standard Time, the time zone of the home campus in Parkville, Missouri. Good students who anticipate receiving an A or a B in the course will have reviewed the material and posted some of the assignments by midweek, so as to have time to engage in class discussions in a meaningful way. Failure to do so is the equivalent to coming to a traditional class late. Posting course assignments late in the week will likely have a negative impact on performance and grades. E-Mail Procedures and Submitting General e-mail: When sending e-mail other than assignments, you must identify yourself fully by name and class in all e-mail sent to me and/or other members of our class. My Response Policy: I will check my e-mail frequently. I will respond to course-related questions within 24-48 hours (unless I notify you previously that I will be unavailable). Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each Online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification. Online Course Policies
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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