Course Description: Organization and management of community based and public health agencies. Strategic planning for national, state, and local trends, community needs, and projected changes in society and health care. Administration of personnel, information systems, accreditation requirements, facilities, finances, external services contracts, community relations, and technology in clinics, home health, schools, industry, and other community based agencies. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: We will be using interation in the simulation of a small community group working together to assess our community and develop a strategic plan for an intervention. Students will be expected to read their assignments and be prepared to discuss the material, along with some role play in the group. We will have lecture pertaining to the material in the book and each student will be expected to watch for and bring in current events that pertain to our group study.
Learning Outcomes:At the end of the course, students will have a knowledge of coaltion, consortium, community work and the politics and partnerships that go with it. They will be able to verbalize the steps to be taken to develop an assessment and a strategic plan. The machanics of running an organization that does outreach will be familiar to them, along with reasons and ethics involved with outreach work.
Total participation - 100 points
paper and presentation - 100 points
Midterm exam - 100 points
Final exam - 100 points
Grading: Total points 400
90 - 100 - A 360 - 400 - A
80 - 90 - B 320 - 360 - B
70 - 80 - C 280 - 320 - C
60 - 70 - D 240 - 280 - D
Below 60 - F Below 240 - F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission without a valid reason - F
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Cell phones will be turned off at all times in class
Timely atendance and active participation is expected
Respect for instructor and fellow students in mandatory
week 1 - Chapter 1 - The Promise of collaboration
week 2 - Health Systems & Community Health Tradition
week 3 - Partnership challenges
week 4 - An Ambitious Partnership - The Mutual
week 5 - Case Study in Conflict
week 6 - Project Outcomes
week 7 - Lessons Learned
week 8 - Collaborative Intervention -
Challenges and Triumphs
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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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