hcs591 | Graduate

Creating A Sustainable Health Care Organization

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This course explores the challenges faced by health care organizations as they create an environment focused on sustainability. Understanding sustainability, assessing institutional practices, supporting behavioral change, organizational leadership, and exploring innovation are examined.

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

Course details:

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

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    Organizational Leadership

    • Explain how perspectives on sustainability may change between leaders in different health care organizations.
    • Explain the importance of organizational leadership within a sustainable health care organization.
    • Describe ways to create a culture of conservation.

    Supporting Behavioral Change

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

    Sustainability Overview

    • Explain the importance of sustainability for health care organizations.
    • Define sustainability.

    Assessing Institutional Practices

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

    Exploring Innovation

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

    Sustainability Challenges and Successes

    • Identify challenges to becoming a sustainable health care organization.
    • Identify examples of health care sustainability successes.
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