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.
Examine the ethical challenges for health care managers.
Describe the environmental influences that relate to the health care industry.
Management and Leadership Roles and Functions
Recognize the roles of managers and leaders in the diversified health care industry.
Explain the four major functions of management to a health care setting.
Describe the role of building internal and external relationships in effective management.
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