The course explores fundamental concepts of management theory as applied to health care. Students will examine the organizational structure of the health care delivery system and administrative processes such as planning, problem solving, decision making, and quality productivity improvement. Emphasis will also be placed on the major issues and problem areas confronting health service administrators.
Discuss the role of the manager in relation to conflict management.
Describe motivational methods needed to influence organizational change.
Explain the administrative process needed to track outcomes and improve quality and safety.
Describe the effects of controls used in health care management.
Describe the steps related to the planning and organizational functions of management.
Explain the importance of teams in health care.
Identify organizational processes that support problem solving.
Describe appropriate communication methods for managers of organizational models.
Management and Leadership Roles and Functions
Describe the role of building internal and external relationships in effective management.
Explain the four major functions of management to a health care setting.
Recognize the roles of managers and leaders in the diversified health care industry.
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