smh591 | Graduate

Creating A Sustainable Health Care Organization

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This course explores the opportunities and challenges for health administrators as they seek to create organizational environments focused on sustainability. Topics include understanding sustainability in health sector contexts, assessing institutional practices, facilitating culture change, and innovation in the context of health care sustainability.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Organizational Leadership

    • Explain how perspectives on sustainability may differ across roles within a health care organization.
    • Explain the importance of organizational leadership within a sustainable health care organization.
    • Identify ways to create a culture of conservation.

    Supporting Behavioral Change

    • Identify strategies for implementing organizational change.
    • Analyze strategies to achieve staff support and participation in change.
    • Explain the role of a health care organization as a role model to the public.

    Exploring Innovation

    • Explain opportunities for innovation.
    • Analyze how innovation contributes to a sustainable health care organization.

    Sustainability Audit

    • Explain challenges to becoming a sustainable healthcare organization.
    • Analyze examples of healthcare sustainability successes.

    Sustainability Overview

    • Define health care sustainability.
    • Explain the importance of sustainability for health care organizations.
    • Analyze how sustainability is operationalized in health care organizations.

    Assessing Institutional Practices

    • Identify driving forces of institutional practices.
    • Explain opportunities for institutional improvement.
    • Explain tracking and reporting mechanisms for sustainability in health care organizations.
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