HPRS 2331
General Health Professions Management

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course Description: Exploration and application of management concepts necessary for effective health profession operations.
    2. Required Prerequisite: None
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. analyze current health care trends;
    2. apply health care management concepts;
    3. distinguish supervisor and supervisory roles;
    4. demonstrate management of financial and personnel operations;
    5. evaluate regulatory/legal processes in health care management
  3. Testing Requirements
    1. The final exam must be proctored. (ask your instructor for more details)
  4. Major Course Requirements

 

Proctored

Not Proctored

Assignments

 

20%

Exams

 

20%

Portfolio/Case Project

 

25%

Final Exam

35%

 

Total

35%

65%

  1. Information on Books
    1. Cengage: Introduction to Public Health Management, Organizations, & Policies; ISBN# 13: 978-1-111-54112-5
  2. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam Schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal Information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Student with disabilities

Course Content

Moodle/Syllabus

Introduction

Course instructions & discussion

Chapter 1

Public Health Mission & Core Functions

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Public Health Professionalism & Ethics

Chapter 4

Public Health Policy & Political Structure

Chapter 5

Structure & Functions of Organizations

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Federal Sector Public Health Agencies
State & Local Public Health Agencies

Chapter 8

Nongovernmental & Global Health Organizations

Chapter 9

Management, Leadership, Strategy, & Systems Thinking

Chapter 10

Organizational Behavior, Motivation, & Conflict

Chapter 11

Workforce Development, Diversity, & Human Resources

Chapter 12

Communication, Information Systems, & Decision Making

Chapter 13

Groups, Teams, & Working with the Company

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Program Planning, Development, & Evaluation
Public Health Leadership & the Future

PROJECT

Portfolio & Case Study

Final Review

Final Exam

***Disclaimer: Assignments due to change by instructor

 

 

Last Modified: October 9, 2017