- Degrees & Programs
- Student Success
- Student Activities
- Career Services
Course Code: PBHE111 Course ID: 2947 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course presents information and insight that identifies the challenging and overarching issues surrounding Heath Care Administration. It carefully examines the broad functions, operations and tools of the field and emphasizes the need for excellence in the management of health services. This course will assist students as they prepare for health services management careers and provides an ongoing program of professional development for those already employed in health professions. The course is divided into three parts: Managing in Health Services Environments, Managerial Tools and Techniques, and Managing Relationships.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Please join the forums each week. Replies must be posted in the week due and replies after the end of the each week will not be graded. The Forums are for student interaction and input should be submitted before the weekend in order to fully participate in the discussions. Students should demonstrate their own knowledge in the forums and avoid copying and pasting from websites.
Students will be responsible for providing a peer response posting for at least two (2) of their peers’ postings, unless there are less than 3 students in the course, where only one (1) peer posting will be required. Your peer postings should challenge or expound upon at least one of the points made by your peer, and “I agree” does not constitute as an adequate response. As graduate students, you will be expected to provide comprehensive, relevant and well supported points in your assignments.
We all bring something unique to the classroom, from our understanding, our experiences, and our value systems. We honor and respect each person’s diverse beliefs to help us see beyond the classroom to be the most effective individuals we can be. Therefore, we should all be respectful of others while expressing our viewpoints and opinions. Proper netiquette behavior is expected. Any inflammatory, demeaning or disrespectful language in a posting will be immediately removed from the discussion space.
Your introduction forum during Week 1 is worth 10 points. Other forum assignments (Weeks 1-8) will be worth 100 points each. You can earn between one (1) and thirty (100) points per forum assignment depending on your efforts (see forum rubric), for a possible grand total of 810 points and 25% of your total grade for the class.
End of Chapter Assignments: Students will have six (6) end of chapter assignments (two questions per assignment) that must be completed and uploaded as directed. Each response must be at least 100 words per question for a total of 200 words for each assignment. You can earn between one (1) and thirty (100) points per assignment depending on your efforts (see assignment rubric), for a possible grand total of 600 points and 35% of your total grade for the class.
Midterm Exam: Please answer all of the questions using your best judgment first then go back and go over questions that you were unsure of. Choose the BEST answer of the choices given. You should plan 1 hour to complete the exam. The exam is made of 20 multiple choice questions (5 points per question). Do not open the exam link until you are ready to actually start the exam. Make sure the room is conducive to exam taking. In other words, make sure the children are in bed, the room is quiet, pets are secured, etc. This midterm exam is 20% of your total grade.
Final Exam: Please answer all of the questions using your best judgment first then go back and go over questions that you were unsure of. Choose the BEST answer of the choices given. You should plan 1 hour to complete the exam. The exam is made of 20 multiple choice questions (5 points per question). Do not open the exam link until you are ready to actually start the exam. Make sure the room is conducive to exam taking. In other words, make sure the children are in bed, the room is quiet, pets are secured, etc. This final exam is 20% of your total grade.
Refer to the Student Handbook for policies relevant to academic honesty and other procedures and policies related to this course. Refer to Online Resource Center for any research assistance.
*Course rubrics may be found in the Resources tab for this course.*
|Forum Posts||25.00 %|
|Introduction Forum||0.35 %|
|Forum Week 1||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 2||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 3||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 5||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 6||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 7||3.52 %|
|Forum Week 8||3.52 %|
|Weekly Assignments||35.00 %|
|Week One Assignment: Leadership, Management and Motivation||5.83 %|
|Week Two Assignment: Organizational Behavior and Strategic Planning||5.83 %|
|Week Three Assignment: Healthcare Marketing and Quality||5.83 %|
|Week Five Assignment: Human Resources and Employee Turnover||5.83 %|
|Week Six Assignment: Cultural Competence and Teamwork||5.83 %|
|Week Seven Assignment: Ethical/Legal Aspects of Healthcare Management||5.83 %|
|Midterm Exam||20.00 %|
|Week 8: Final Exam||20.00 %|
Refer to the Lessons and Resources sections in the classroom for information about all readings in this course.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.