Courses for Healthcare Administration Certificate
This course is a comprehensive approach to healthcare systems, organization and delivery. You’ll examine the evolution of the U.S. healthcare delivery system to its current dynamic, integrated and managed care systems. You’ll assess the interactions of regulatory, economic, political, and social aspects on the structure and function of healthcare organizations. You’ll also explore transformational servant leadership qualities needed to promote change and effectively lead in the current era of health care reform.
This course focuses on the critical role and types of e-health and information systems in the planning, operation, and management of health care organizations. You’ll evaluate technology trends and clinical applications to determine the organization’s challenges and opportunities.
This course focuses on healthcare policy issues in the planning, organization and delivery of services. You’ll explore the roles and influence of major stakeholders, regulations, and market pressures. You’ll also evaluate quality and safety systems used to implement policy and improve patient outcomes, along with the leadership qualities needed for transformational change.
This course is designed to give you an opportunity to develop the conceptual skills needed by effective health care managers. You’ll examine the strategic management and planning processes within the dynamic, complex, and evolving nature of the health care industry. You’ll also demonstrate application, integration, and evaluation of (1) the strategic planning process (2) strategy map formulation of objectives and policies, (3) balanced scorecard measurement of strategic objectives and (4) management of change within the healthcare regulatory and fiscal environment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all major program courses.