HCM 605 Healthcare Management and Administration

3 credits

Examines theories and practices of management in healthcare organization. Students learn about internal and external forces influencing healthcare system or unit performance and clinical excellence. Current environmental forces influencing human resources management are 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 are incorporated into critiques of healthcare management case studies and application of theory to real world experiences. Course includes a 3-day residency weekend to demonstrate competencies in HCM 605 course materials in a face-to-face environment.

Prerequisite(s): None