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 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care ProgramsSemesterF1J 2009 DNFacultyField, Thomas R.TitleAdjunct Faculty; KUMC Associate Vice Chancellor for ComplianceDegrees/CertificatesMHSAMSEdOffice Location3901 Rainbow Blvd.; Kansas City, KS 66106Office HoursBy Appointment OnlyE-Mailp496525@park.eduSemester Dates17 August 2009 - 11 Octber 2009Class Days--T----Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: Health Care USA
Harry A. Sultz & Kristina M. YoungTextbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreAdditional Resources: Additional reading requirements will be posted online.McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.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. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy: Because of the lengthy class sessions and the limited number of days per semester, it is important that students and instructor have a free and open exchange of questions, answers and ideas. That exchange will help lay the groundwork for later courses in the program and for a career in healthcare.Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesDefine terminology and demonstrate general knowledge of the major issues and concepts of administering various forms of health facilities and programs.Explain the concepts and applications of management techniques utilized in medical facilities.Compare and contrast the supply and distribution of health professionals and institutions.Discuss the problems associated with the cost and availability of health care.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: Students performance will be graded by means of two exams and one final project/presentation (project assignment posted online).Grading: Exam 1 = 100 points
Exam 2 = 100 points
Final Project/Presentation = 100The 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.
HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs
F1J 2009 DN
Field, Thomas R.
Adjunct Faculty; KUMC Associate Vice Chancellor for Compliance
3901 Rainbow Blvd.; Kansas City, KS 66106
By Appointment Only
17 August 2009 - 11 Octber 2009
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Additional reading requirements will be posted online.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Educational Philosophy: Because of the lengthy class sessions and the limited number of days per semester, it is important that students and instructor have a free and open exchange of questions, answers and ideas. That exchange will help lay the groundwork for later courses in the program and for a career in healthcare.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students performance will be graded by means of two exams and one final project/presentation (project assignment posted online).
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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
In class, it is expected that each student will be treated with dignity and respect. The same expectation applies to each student's questions and comments. This is essential for the free and open exchange of information and ideas.
The course will be divided into five core areas, the each laying the foundation for the core area to follow.
I. Terminology, Issues and Concepts
18 August: Course Introduction/Syllabus; History of Healthcare in America
Sultz & Young Chapters 1-2, Franklin Handout (posted online)
II. Supply and Distribution of Health Professionals and Institutions
25 August: Healthcare Professionals
Sultz & Young Chapters 5-6
1 September: Healthcare Institutions
Sultz & Young Chapters 3-4 & 9-10; Tripartite Handout (posted online)
III. Cost and Availability of Healthcare
8 September: Financing & Managed Care
Sultz & Young Chapters 7-8
EXAM 1 (covers 18 August – 1 September)
15 September: Private vs. Public Impact on Cost & Availability
Sultz & Young Chapter 11; Handout TBD (to be posted online)
IV. Management Techniques
22 September: Data, Scorecards & Strategic Marketing
Bradley Handout (posted online); Signals Handout (posted online)
Project Preparation Time
V. Current and Future Issues and Priorities
29 September: Health Policy
Shi & Singh Handout (to be posted online)
EXAM 2 (covers 8 September – 22 September)
6 October: Future Directions in Healthcare
Sultz & Young Chapter 13
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 87Integrity is essential to a successful professional, especially in healthcare, an industry in which our customers seek our services at times in which they are most vulnerable. The practice of principled behavior must begin in one's academic training. Therefore, please be familiar with Park University's Student Code of Conduct found in the Student Handbook. Academic misconduct will be taken seriously and will be addressed appropriately and fully. Ignorance of academic misconduct guidelines is not an excuse.
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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 .
Attachments:Franklin Handout (8/18)Tripartite Handout (9/1)Bradley Handout (9/22)Signals Handout (9/22)Final Project AssignmentFinal Project IOM Report
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