May 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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HCMT 325 - Healthcare Management


(3 hours) Prerequisite: HCMT 324. This course serves as the introduction to health care management. Foundational management skills will be provided, such as:  productivity management, work flow, resource planning, operations, and leadership. Students will gain an awareness of the potential benefits of building positive relationships with various health care providers and how partnerships can be formed to enhance patient outcomes.    This course will equip students with the applied skills for transitioning from health care practitioner to health care manager.  Students will also be required to evaluate operational financial management and change management aspects within the health care system.  This will include the flow of information needed to enhance diverse and complex patient needs and outcomes.  As with all aspects of management this course will provide an overview of ethical practices related to health care management.  Ethical issues may include; How are decisions made related to patient care?  What impact does the “Patient Bill of Rights” have on ethics and patient outcomes?



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