Course Description: 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: My education philosophy is to allow the class to interact based on formal lectures, informal discussions, readings, examinations, written assignments, current issues, and topics. I want to encourage my students to think independently about the latest initiatives with an emphasis on the private sector, government, and the political implications related to the topic.
Learning Outcomes:1. Recognize the concepts of leadership as it relates to health care facilities, providers, and patients.
2. Understand the interaction of personal values, organizational values, and leadership priorities as we move forward into the next century.
Course Assessment: The student must
1. Participate in class discussions
2. Coomplete all assignments by assigned dates.
3. Prepare and present two health care article briefs (magazine, newspaper, or journal).
4. Achieve passing grades on student presentations, midterm, and final.
Grading: Examinations, two 50%
Term Paper 50%
Late Submission of Course Materials: If because of an emergency the assignment cannot be submitted, a new date can be approved by the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Studetns are expected to participate in class. Phones and beepers ar to be placed on vibrate or turned off.
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 Page 101
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100
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