2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HA 218 - Exploration of Health Administration

Exploration of Health Administration is an introductory course that focuses on the principles of management and leadership as the foundations for the administration of health care products and service delivery. The evolution of management principles and practices are traced and the bases for health care administration are analyzed. This course gives a comprehensive overview of health care management as a profession. Understanding the roles, responsibilities, and functions carried out by health care managers is important for those individuals considering the field to make informed decisions about the “fit.” The course will cover a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. The course will use materials that engage student’s imagination regarding the important issues in management, ethics, cost of health care services, planning, marketing, information technology, and human resources.  It will also include site visits and speakers representing various careers in health administration.

1 semester 3 credits.