HC 491 Snr Seminar in Hlth Care Mgmt
F2B 2008 BL
Sims, Phillip L.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
13 October through 6 December 2008
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Management of Hospitals and Health Services, R. Schulz and A. Johnson, 3rd
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Mid-term exam 30%
Final exam 30%
Comprehensive Cases (Paper) 30%
Mid-term exam 30%
Final exam 30%
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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 Dean of the School of Business and Management.
The comprehensive case paper must be typewritten and submitted on or prior to 11-26 unless previously coordinated with the instructor. Late papers will not be accepted and final grade reduced one letter grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
10/13 Administrative announcements, explanation/discussion of the course
description/ requirements, introductory comments. Discuss Chapter 1.
10/15 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 2 and 3.
10/20 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 4 and 5.
10/22 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 6 and 7.
10/27 Students, by this date, will be able to identify several important contemporary
health care management issues and have chosen a research topic and will discuss
their chosen research topic notes individually in class with instructor. Outline of
research paper due.
10/29 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 8 and 9.
11/3 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 10 and 11. Review for mid-term examination.
11/5 Mid-term examination covering chapters 1 through 11. Students, by this date,
will be able to analyze an issue, have gathered information, formulated defensible
11/10 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 12 and 13.
11/12 Discuss/lecture on Chapters 14 and 15.
11/17 Discuss/lecture on Chapter 16. Student presentations.
11/19 Discuss/lecture on Chapter 17. Student presentations
11/24 Discuss/lecture on Chapter 18. Student presentations.
11/26 Student presentations. Review for final examination. Research papers due.
Students, by this date, will have written, a formal research paper in acceptable
format, on a contemporary health management issue.
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