Aug 10, 2020  
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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HA 330 - Healthcare Administration: Management Foundations

Integrates the current thinking about the management of health care organizations. It is a multidisciplinary approach covering leadership, motivation, work design, power, influence, and organizational change.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205, LTC 210, or NU 300.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units and a final paper
Interactivity: Discussion

Course Learning Objectives
Upon the completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Recognize the factors that contribute to the complexity of health care delivery in the United States for the twenty-first century.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management.
  • Apply the various theories of employee motivation.
  • Apply the factors that contribute to high-performing teams.
  • Utilize effective communication techniques.
  • Differentiate between productive and dysfunctional conflict.
  • Apply conflict management techniques.
  • Implement a quality improvement process.
  • Apply a process to plan and implement information technology improvements.
  • Understand the concepts of strategy and strategic management.
  • Explain the factors that lead to health care alliances.
  • Identify the most important federal and state regulatory programs and how they affect health care management.
  • Identify the key concepts of health care consumerism.

Credits: 3

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