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HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs
Boe, Gerard P.


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.

Course

HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs

Semester

S1H 2011 BU

Faculty

Boe, Gerard P.

Title

Adjunct Professor of Management

Degrees/Certificates

BS  WV Wesleyan
MS Ohio State Unversity
Ph. D., Texas A&M University

E-Mail

gerard.Boe.@park.edu

ace-ce@embarqmail.com

Semester Dates

10 Jan - 6 Mar, 2011

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

7:35 - 10:05 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Heath care, USA, Understanding its Organization and Delivery; Schult and Young; Jones and Bartlett, Publishers, Current edition  ISBN -13: 978-0-7637-4974-3
            ISBN - 10 : 0-7637-4974-5

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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. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The instructors philosophy  when dealing with adult students is that of interaction. Students should be prepared for class and be ready to interact in an academic environment.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define terminology and demonstrate general knowledge of the major issues and concepts of administering various forms of health facilities and programs.
  2. Explain the concepts and applications of management techniques utilized in medical facilities.
  3. Compare and contrast the supply and distribution of health professionals and institutions.
  4. Discuss the problems associated with the cost and availability of health care.
  5. 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:
 Each student  will be evaluated  based on their performance on a mid-term , a final examination, preparation of a term paper and their preparation for classes and in other exercises (such as current health reports each class.) 

Grading:

Grading will follow conventional models. Mid-term = 40 points ; final exam = 40 points; term paper = 10 points; health
reports,attendence and participation = 10 points = 100 points.
A = 100-90 ponts
B = 89-80 points
C = 79-70 points
D = 69-60 points
F = 59-below points

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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Students may be penalized 2 points for late submission of the term paper

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to act in mature and courteous manner. They will be on time for class and prepared for the course material

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

10 Jan - Introduction and Overview
 
12 Jan - Devlopment of US Health Care
 
17 Jan - Hospital Origins and Organization
 
19 Jan - Ambulatory Care
 
24 Jan - Medical Education
 
26 Jan - Health Care Personnel
 
31 Jan - Financing Health Care
 
2 Feb - Midterm
 
7 Feb - Managed Care
 
9 Feb - Long Term Care
 
14 Feb - Mental Health Services
 
16 Feb - Public Health and Government
 
21 Feb - Research in Health Care
 
23 Feb - Term Papers due - Presentations
 
28 Feb - Course Review
 
2 Mar _ Final Exam

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93

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 "F".
  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 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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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