HC 260 Legal Issues in Hlth Care Deliv
F1R 2011 SC
Duncan, Terrence D.
Doctoral Candidate, Doctor of Business Administration – Walden UniversityMaster of Business Administration – Health Care Services/Management, 2006, Park UniversityB.S. Management, 2003 – Park University
Scott A.F.B. Campus
5:00 - 10:15 pm CST, Mon.-Fri. and Weekends from 1:00 - 5:00 pm
8/15/11 - 10/7/11
5:00 - 10:15 PM
Aspects of Health Care Administration by George D. Pozgar, 10th ed.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Additional Resources: Any additional resources are subject to review and distribution by the instructor.
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Educational Philosophy: The
facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on
lectures, readings, group assignments/participation, dialogues, examinations,
internet, web sites and writings.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Each student will be expected to research an
appropriate topic (approved) of his choice and complete a 20-25 page paper for
presentation and defense. The term paper will be due on Week 7 with each
student presenting their research before the class and instructor with a defense
of their topic by means of answering questions relating to their paper and
general discussion as well.
Class participation and homework - 20%
Midterm exam - 25%
Research and paper presentation - 25%
Final exam - 30%
90 - 100 -
360 - 400 - A
80 - 89 -
- -359 - B
70 - 79 -
- 319 - C
60 - 69 -
240 - 279 - D
Below 60 -
Below 240 - F
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.
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.
Material one week late with good reason will be
accepted, but with reduced points.
Past two weeks late, will not be accepted - Term
paper cannot be late
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students will be expected to be on time and
present for the entire class
Students will be expected to have completed each
assignment and be prepared to actively participate in each class
Students will respect their peers and the
instructor at all times.
Cell phones will be turned off/vibrate in class. Periodic
breaks will be allowed to attend to outside matters. Use of cell
phones during the course period will result in point deduction from your
Each week, students shall prepare to research and be
prepared to present a current health care related legal issue of the week for
class discussion. It is recommended that such issues are intertwined with the
course readings or related to their proposed term paper. As health care organizations are dynamic and generally
work in collaboration, group participation, active involvement, and research
into such dynamics will be discussed weekly. While this is a syllabus that has
a set of goals and tasks, the instructor reserves the right to make any changes
or alterations to the syllabus, assignments, deadlines, etc., as deemed fit.
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 .
Last Updated:7/26/2011 12:51:30 PM