Health Care Management (HCMN)

HCMN 305 HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (3)

A survey of current approaches to the theories, practices, and organization of health services administration. Prerequisite: HLTH 207 or department consent.

HCMN 413 SERVICES AND HOUSING FOR THE LONG-TERM CARE CONSUMER (3)

Financing and regulatory structure for services and housing options for chronically ill, dependent populations in the U.S.; market trends, reimbursement structures and regulatory policies. Offered spring only. Prerequisite: HLTH 207 or consent of instructor.

HCMN 415 FINANCING AND ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN THE U.S. (3)

Financing and organization of health care services, emphasizing managed care philosophies in context of organizational and economic theories. Prerequisites: HLTH 207 and HCMN 305. Offered fall only.

HCMN 417 LONG-TERM CARE ETHICAL PROBLEMS (3)

Applying long term care law, rules, theory and clinical and administrative best practice to the solution of practical ethical problems common in long term care. Prerequisite: HLTH 207 or consent of instructor.

HCMN 419 LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION (3)

Institutional and community based long term care facility administration: Examines laws, rules, and nationally established domains of nursing home and residential care managerial practice within an ethically based philosophy of care. Prerequisites: HLTH 207, HCMN 305, and HCMN 413 or consent of instructor.

HCMN 435 HEALTH INFORMATION AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT (3)

Principles and practices of information systems and quality management for health care organizations. Prerequisites: HLTH 207, HCMN 305.

HCMN 441 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION (3)

Examination of legal and ethical issues in the administration of health programs. Emphasis is placed on the impact of cost-containment efforts, quality and malpractice concerns, profit-seeking in health, biomedical advances, and new delivery mechanisms. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, and online. Prerequisite: HLTH 207 or department consent. Core: Ethical Issues & Perspectives.

HCMN 470 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (1-3)

Current topics in Healthcare Management covering selected funding, information technology, leadership, performance excellence, entrepreneurship, and other contemporary and emerging issues. May be repeated for additional credit to a maximum of 9 units provided a different topic is taken each time. Prerequisites: HLTH 207; HCMN 305; and/or consent of instructor.

HCMN 495 HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (12)

Supervised capstone experience in health care management. Prerequisites: completion of all required courses with 2.00 or higher grade equivalent and permission of department chair. Graded S/U.

HCMN 497 HCMN INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)

Directed study on specific issues related to Health Care Management.