HC 466 Planning and Organizing Community Health Services
F2B 2006 BL
Sims, Phillip L.
9 October thru 29 November 2006
7:40 - 10:10 PM
Supervisory Management for Healthcare Organizations, Dunn, Rose T, R.R.A.,
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Educational Philosophy: Lectures, reviews, examinations, research, research paper, paper presentation.
Class Assessment: Examinations, paper research, paper presentation.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Mid-term exam 30%
Final exam 30%
Comprehensive cases (Paper) 30%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
The comprehensive case (paper) must be submitted on or before the night of the
review for the final examination (11/22) unless previously coordinated with the
instructor. Late papers will not be accepted and a failing grade assigned for the
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Submitting someone else's work as your own will not be tolerated. If determined by
the instructor that academic dishonesty has occurred in any part of the course, the
student(s) involved will normally be given an immediate grade of F and dropped
from the course. The second violation will result in automatic expulsion from the
III. CLASS MEETING AND EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
10/9 Administrative announcements, explanation/discussion of the course description/
requirements, introductory comments. Chapters 1 and 2. The supervisors job.
Managerial functions and authority.
10/11 Chapters 3 and 4. Decision making. Coordinating organizational activities.
10/16 Chapters 5 and 6. Communicating. Legal aspects of the health care setting.
10/18 Chapters 7 and 8. Managerial planning. Supervisory Planning.
10/23 Chapters 9, 10, and 11. Fundamental concepts of organizing. Division of work and
departmentalization. Delegation of organizational authority.
10/25 Chapters 12. 13, and 14. Line and staff authority relationships. Organizing on the
supervisory level. Committees as an organizational tool.
10/30 Chapters 15 and 16. Informal organizational structures. The staffing process.
Review for mid-term examination.
11/1 Mid-term examination. Chapters 1 through 16.
11/6 Chapters 17 and 18. The selection process and the employment interview.
Performance apprasials, promotions and transfers.
11/8 Chapters 19 and 20. Giving directives and managing change. Motivation.
11/13 Chapters 21 and 22. Leadership. Morale. Student presentations.
11/15 Chapters 23 and 24. Positive discipline. Fundamentals of control. Student
11/20 Chapters 25 and 26. The control process. Budgetary and other control techniques.Student
11/22 Chapters 27 and 28. The labor union and the supervisor. Handling grievances.
Student presentations. Review for final examination.
11/27 Final examination. Chapters 17 through 28.
11/29 Review of final examination
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