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.CourseHC 260 Legal Issues in Health Care DeliverySemesterF1Z 2012 MLHFacultySmall, StevenTitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesMaster of Public Administration (Government Contracting)Master of Science in Management (Healthcare)Bachelor of Science in Management (Marketing)Office HoursFlexible (with appointment)E-MailSteven.firstname.lastname@example.orgClass DaysBlended Course (In-Class Session on Tuesdays) -- We will meet Tuesday and Thursday for weeks #1 and #8)Class Time7:45 - 10:15 PMPrerequisitesNoneCredit Hours3Textbook: Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources: American College of Healthcare Executives - www.ache.org
American Medical Association - www.ama-assn.org
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: HC260 Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery: Private and public law related to health care organizations, personnel, ethics, care standards, and breach of careliability. Topics include torts, contracts, statutory law, patients rights, antitrust law, finance, medical records, and licensure, as well as con- stitutional and administrative law related to state and federal health care programs. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy: Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesClassify the nature of the American legal system and sources of applicable law to health care entities and how health care organizations are structured, licensed and accredited under the current regulatory system.Estimate the impact of funding for health care organizations and government involvement, and regulation, in billing and payments for services, along with the impact of managed care.Differentiate the application of both criminal and civil penalties in the health care environment along with the impact of malpractice and tort liability.Discuss the importance of the relationship of the health care organization with its medical and general staff.Identify issues such as informed consent and the ability to refuse treatment as involved in the relationship, both organizationally and personally, with the patient.Defend the confidentiality of patient records and current governmental regulations and sanctions that are in place to safeguard patient records.Categorize legal polices in place in regard to reproductive issues and in the treatment of dead bodies.Combine and organize the above issues and how they coalesce in the formation of current health care policy in the US today, and what future policy may hold.Core Assessment: Class Assessment: 1000 POINT SCALE. Point distribution is as follows:
Class Participation / Weekly Activities (30% - 300 Points) (This will be comprised of 6 weekly sessions worth 50 points each -- see below for point distribution)
In-Class Activities - 20 Points
Students are expected to be actively involved, providing substantial contributions to classroom discussions/activities. Students who contribute in this manner will receive full participation points for the weekly in-class activities. Students who miss the in-class session will be provided the opportunity to receive credit, by submitting an outline of covered chapters. (point allocation will be based upon thoroughness of outline). Students who choose not to accomplish chapter outlines will not receive participation points for the missed session. Unless otherwise instructed, assigned chapters will be due no later than 11:59PM on Sunday for the respective week of class.
Online Activities - 30 Points
Online activities will consist of tasks such as discussion threads, assigned questions (which will be submitted to me via e-mail or the designated dropbox), article reviews, or other items as deemed germane to the respective topic of study. All respective assignments will contain detailed instructions for the student to follow.
Mid-Term Examination (20% - 200 Points)
The mid-term exam is an open-book, timed assessment that will cover the first four weeks of class
Literature Review (20% - 200 Points)
Details of the literature review will be discussed during the first week of class
Final Examination (30% - 300 Points)
The final exam is a closed-book comprehensive assessment that will cover all material learned during the course of the class.Grading:
900 - 1000 = A
800 - 899 = B
700 - 799 = C
600 - 699 = D
0 - 599 = FThe 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.
HC 260 Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery
F1Z 2012 MLH
Master of Public Administration (Government Contracting)Master of Science in Management (Healthcare)Bachelor of Science in Management (Marketing)
Flexible (with appointment)
Blended Course (In-Class Session on Tuesdays) -- We will meet Tuesday and Thursday for weeks #1 and #8)
7:45 - 10:15 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: American College of Healthcare Executives - www.ache.org
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: 1000 POINT SCALE. Point distribution is as follows:
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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 95-96
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 95
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 98
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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