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2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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HA 567 - Long-Term Care Administration

Focuses on the analysis and application of components of nursing home administration for selected populations in need of services. Includes the infrastructure necessary to support, deliver, and monitor care; operational issues such as reimbursement, case mix, compliance, and recruitment, retention, and supervision of staff; survey management; and other key success factors. This course will also discuss the impact of environmental forces such as regulatory changes and consumer expectations in shaping the nursing home industry and the associated responsibilities of nursing home administrators.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Project

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

  • Determine the key characteristics of the various populations to be served in the broadening array of long-term care environments. 
  • Evaluate the components of quality care and the administrative responsibilities required to create, provide, measure, and sustain quality services in the long-term care environments. 
  • Establish a network of resources integral to sound administrative decision-making in the long-term care industry. 
  • Apply the components of effective management and leadership to daily, fiduciary, and strategic functions in long-term care administration at all levels. 
  • Analyze current and future trends and issues including consumer-driven services, regulatory and reimbursement impacts, staffing and workforce development challenges, and market opportunities.

Credits: 3

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