HCM 605 Healthcare Management and Administration

3 credits

Examines theories and practices of management in healthcare organization. Students will learn about internal and external forces influencing healthcare system or unit performance and clinical excellence. Current environmental forces influencing human resources management will be assessed for impact on job design and recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals. Analysis of teamwork, leadership, power, politics, change, quality management, and strategic planning as they impact the role of the healthcare manager will be incorporated into critiques of healthcare management case studies and application of theory to real world experiences. Students must complete the first of the three, 3-day residency weekends to demonstrate competencies in HCM 605 course materials in a face-to-face environment.

Prerequisite(s): None