HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs
U1L 2009 WTT
Livengood, Randall L.
B.S., Health Care Management, Bellevue UniversityMaster of Healthcare Administration, Bellevue University
7:40 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: Management Principles for Health Professionals, Joan Liebler, Charles McConnell, Jones and Bartlett Publications, 5th Edition, 2008.
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Educational Philosophy: Lectures, discussions, handouts, overheads, examinations, web sites.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Examinations (mid-term & final), research paper, research paper presentation, class participation.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Mid-term Exam 30%
Final Exam 30%
Comprehensive Cases (Paper)30%
Class Participation 10%
The following will be used to assign course letter grades:
90 - 100 A
80 - 89 B
70 - 79 C
60 - 69 D
Below 60 F (for three or more unexcused absences)
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class participation is expected and will form a part of the final grade. Students are expected to come to all classes and be on time. Roll will be checked each class meeting. Classes missed for legitimate reasons, such as illness, temporary duty, are excusable; however, the student must make up the missed work. The student is responsible for providing the instructor with justification for an excused absence either prior to or immediately after the absence. Two unexcused absences are excessive and three unexcused absences will result in an involuntary withdrawal and a grade of “F” (attendance) for the course.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1: Administrative announcements, discussion of the course description, course requirements, student handouts, and introductory comments. Discuss chapter 1 (Organizational Adaptation and Survival) and chapter 2 (Organizational Management). Students will understand the following:
Week 2: Discuss chapter 3 (Planning) and chapter 4 (Decision Making). Students will understand the following:
Week 3: Discuss chapter 5 (The Management Function of Organizing) and chapter 6 (Staffing, Recruitment and Retention of Employees). Students will understand the following:
Week 4: Discuss chapter 7 (The Management Function of Controlling), review of material for mid-term, and the mid-term examination (Includes chapters 1 through 7 and lecture material). Students will understand the following:
Week 5: Review of Mid-term. Discuss chapter 8 (Budgeting) and chapter 9 (Function and Role of Teams and Committees in the Organization). Students will understand the following:
Week 6: Discuss chapter 10 (Motivation, Adaptation and Conflict Management) and chapter 11 (Staff Training and Development). Students will understand the following:
Week 7: Discuss chapter 12 (Authority, Supervision and Leadership), chapter 13 (Human Resource Management) and chapter 14 (Effective Communication). Students will understand the following:
Week 8: Discuss chapter 15 (Daily Management), student presentations, comprehensive paper due, final examination review, and final examination. (Includes chapters 8 through 15 and lecture material). Students will understand the following:
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.
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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