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HC 466 Planning and Organizing Community Health Services
Hutton, Angeline E.


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 466 Planning and Organizing Community Health Services WO
SemesterU1OO2005
FacultyHutton, Angeline E.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesBachelor of Science- Accounting & Business
Masters of Health Administration
Office Location101  12th St.     - Crocker, Mo.   65452
Office Hours10:00   11:30 am
Daytime Phone573-736-2217 work
Other Phone573-736-5141 home
E-Mailhutton@park.edu
huttob@lpha.health.state.mo.us
Semester DatesJune 6 through July 29, 2005
Class Days-Monday-----
Class Time5:00 - 10:00 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
HEALTH FOR ALL  -  Making community collaboration Work

Howard Greenwald and William Beery        
by Health Administration Press, Chicago, Illnois


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.    

Course Assessment:
 
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

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

PART 1

week 1  -  Chapter 1 -  The Promise of collaboration

week 2  -  Health Systems & Community Health Tradition
          and Innovation

week 3  -  Partnership challenges

week 4  -  An Ambitious Partnership - The Mutual
          Partnerships Coalition

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

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 "WH".
  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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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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