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HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs
Burnett, Bradford


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Course

HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs

Semester

S2E 2009 PE

Faculty

Burnett, Bradford

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

MD  University of Chicago [IL]
MBA UCLA  [CA]

Office Location

none

Office Hours

before and after class, and any time with an appointment

Daytime Phone

858 756-6686

E-Mail

bradford.burnett@park.edu

bradfordb17@gmail.com   [use this one]

Web Page

http://none

Semester Dates

Mar 16 - May 11, 2009

Class Days

-----F-

Class Time

4:45 - 10:10 PM

Prerequisites

none

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Management Principles for Health Professionals, Joan Gratto Liebler and Charles R. McConnell, Fifth Edition

Publisher: Jones and Bartlett, Boston, MA  

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
Handouts will be provided by the instructor

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Course Description:
HC351 Organization and Administration of Health Care Programs: 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:
I treat students as adult learners.  The textbook will be the basis for the course, but this will be supplemented by discussions, experiences, and analysis of problems.  Examinations and quizzes will be used for assessment and guidance in order to optimize the learning experience.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define terminology and demonstrate general knowledge of the major issues and concepts of administering various forms of health facilities and programs.
  2. Explain the concepts and applications of management techniques utilized in medical facilities.
  3. Compare and contrast the supply and distribution of health professionals and institutions.
  4. Discuss the problems associated with the cost and availability of health care.
  5. Evaluate current and future priorities in the administration of health care in relation to the economy, social issues, ethics, politics, medical science and environmental issues.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
Final Exam 28 points

Homework and quizzes 40 points
Class Participation 16 points
Attendance 16 points

Grading:
A =  90 - 100%

B = 80 - 89%
C =  70 - 79%
D =  60 - 69%
F =  < 60%

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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Not accepted.  All work must be completed and turned in by the last evening of the class.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All attention will be focused on the discussion at hand.  No separate conversations will be allowed.  Cell phones will not be allowed.  Any absence must be agreed to in advance.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1: Chapters 1 - 2,  Administrative, Introduction to the course

Week 2: Chapters 2 - 4
Week 3: Chapters 5 - 6
Week 4: Chapters 7 - 8
Week 5: Chapters 9 -10
Week 6: Chapters 11 - 12
Week 7: Chapters 13 - 15
Week 8: Final Exam, Reviews, Discussions

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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 "F".
  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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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. 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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