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HC 351 Organization and Administration of Health Care Programs
Both, Christopher G.


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CourseHC 351 Organization and Administration of Health Care Programs
SemesterF2G2004
FacultyBoth, Christopher G.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesMSA Human Resources Administration
BS Management/Healthcare
AAS Allied Health Sciences
Office LocationHome
Office Hours8:30 to 5:30
Daytime Phone218 773-5573
Other Phonecell 218-779-7697 home 772-3680
E-Mailchristopher.both@pracs.com
Semester DatesOct 24 to Dec 18 2004
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time7:35 - 10:05 PM
Perquisitesnone
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Managing Health Services Organizations and Systems 4th Edition by Beaufort Longest Jr., Jonathan Rakich, Kurt Barr

Course Description:
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:
Lecture, discussion, video presentations and student presentations.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Differentiate managerial functions at various levels in the HSOs.
2.  Describe how external environmental forces affect Hsos.
3.  Define stakeholder.
4.  Describe the Blum model of health care.
5.  Describe major changes in reimbursement to HSOs since 1965.
6.  Compare US health care expenditures to other countries.
7.  Define conflict of interest.
8.  Describe the utilitarian ethical philosophy.
9.  Discuss the concept of departmentation and apply it to a hospital.
10. Describe the "triad!'.
11. Analyze changes that occurred in health services delivery in the 1980s that induced HSOs to adopt the philosophy    
     of CQI in the 1990s.
12. Describe Crosby's Iceberg theory.
13. Identify the importance of risk management.
14. Discuss the meaning and give general examples of employer and union unfair labor practices.

Course Assessment:
examinations, quizzes, presentations, and papers.

Grading:
Two exams of 100 points each   200 points total

1 paper 5-7 pages 200 points

Two Article Critiques 50 points each 100 points total  

A: 100 to 93%
B: 92 to 85%
C: 84 to 77 %
D: 76 to 69%
F: below 69 %
       

Late Submission of Course Materials:
The instructor will not accept assignments late.  Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive.  Students must recognize though that technology can also cause problems.  Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash.  Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology.  Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Oct 26 Introduction and Chapter 1

Oct 28 Chapter 2 and 3

Nov 2 Chapter 4,5 and 6 Article Critique #1

Nov 4 Chapter 7 and 8

Nov 9 No Class instructor out on Business

Nov 11 No Class instructor out on Business

Nov 16 Test 1

Nov 18 Chapter 9 and 10

Nov 23 Chapter 11 and 12

Nov 25 No class Thanksgiving

Nov 30 Chapter 13 and 14

Dec 2 Chapter 15

Dec 7 Chapter 16 and 17

Dec 9 Movie or case studies Papers Due

Dec 14 Test 2

Dec 16 Article Critique #2

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
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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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
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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 "W".
  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.

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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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