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HC 491 Snr Seminar in Hlth Care Mgmt
Boe, Gerard P.


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.

Course

HC 491 Snr Seminar in Hlth Care Mgmt

Semester

U1H 2012 BUX

Faculty

Boe, Gerard P.

Title

Professor of Management/ adjunct faculty

Degrees/Certificates

BS., W Va Wesleyan
MS , Ohio State Univ
Ph.D./ Texas A&M Univ

E-Mail

gerard.boe@park.edu

gerard boe@clancy120embarqmail.com

Semester Dates

4 Jun12 - 29jJuly 12

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Textbooks  from previous health care courses

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Course Description:
HC491 Senior Seminar in Health Care Management: Capstone course in which students study selected topics on health care administration in depth. It is highly recommended that all major core courses be passed before enrolling in this course. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Adult learners learn more by  the use of "hands-on" . These student will develop the skills  to  necessary to    

field  research questions and develop     a protocol for investigating the subject. The students will summarize the problem as they see it and offer comments .                                

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to identify several important contemporary health care management issues.
  2. Students will be able to analyze an issue, gather information, formulate defensible conclusions, and make recommendations for action.
  3. Students will be able to write a formal research paper in acceptable format, on a contemporary health management issue.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
Student will be evaluated on the final report, the format, the contStueentent, and conclusions

Grading:
Content,  of the paper and presentation of the [rpblem, etc.,

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:

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
04 Jun 12- Into to research


06 Jun 12   Discussion on research terms

11 Jun 13   Developing the Problem statement

13 Jun 12         "                   "              "

18 Jun 12  Research techniques

20 Jun 12        "              "

25 Jun 12       " Formatting the information

27 Jun 12                   "                     "

2 Jul 12                      "                    "

4 Jul 12                      Holiday

9 Jul 12                    Draft manuscript

11 Jul 12                  Revisions as necessary

16 Jul 12                       "                                                                                                                                                           1
  18 Jul 12                 Submit paper - discuss findings, etc.

23 Jul 12                   Present summary and  discuss future impact

25 Jul 12                    Oral presentations



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.

  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 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 .

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