- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 133
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Credit: Yes
Earn transferable credit by taking this course for credit.
Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Healthcare Management & Managers: Roles & Responsibilities
Course SummaryHealth 303: Healthcare Organization & Management has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging health topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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The course objective is to understand healthcare systems, ethical and legal healthcare issues, management functions, leadership styles, and healthcare marketing concepts.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and become eligible for college credit for this course is 210 points, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||100|
Quizzes are meant to test your comprehension of each lesson as you progress through the course. Here's a breakdown of how you will be graded on quizzes and how they'll factor into your final score:
- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Assignments are intended to assess your application, analysis, and critical thinking skills in relation to the concepts you learn in the course. Two assignments are required for this course. You can access them here.
- All assignment scores will total up to 100 points.
- Your assignment(s) will be graded by a Study.com instructor.
- The instructor will provide a graded rubric for you along with feedback on what you did well and what could be improved.
- If you are unsatisfied with your score, you will be able to revise and resubmit your assignment(s) twice. You are free to resubmit an assignment within two weeks of your most recent exam attempt or at any point if you have an active college accelerator membership.
Proctored Final Exam
The proctored final exam is a cumulative test designed to ensure that you've mastered the material in the course.
- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 90 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
- You can only retake the exam twice, so be sure to use your study guide and fully prepare yourself before you take the exam again.
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Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:
- Describe the concepts and theories of healthcare management.
- Demonstrate new skills through the use of materials, tools, and/or technology that are central to healthcare management.
- Interpret and explain significant laws and ethics of healthcare management and delivery.
- Administer basic management skills and foster productive team environments.
- Select, construct, and critically analyze current strategic analysis and planning tools.
- Integrate management theory and evidence-based solutions with real world situations.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed the entire course, take the practice test and use the study tools in the course to prepare for the proctored final exam. You may take the proctored final exam whenever you are ready.
How Credit Recommendations Work
This course has been evaluated and recommended by ACE for 3 semester hours in the upper division baccalaureate degree category. To apply for transfer credit, follow these steps:
- If you already have a school in mind, check with the registrar to see if the school will grant credit for courses recommended by either ACE or NCCRS.
- Complete Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management by watching video lessons and taking short quizzes.
- Take the Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management final exam directly on the Study.com site.
- Request a transcript to be sent to the accredited school of your choice!
- Check out this page for more information on Study.com's credit-recommended courses.
|Overview of Healthcare Management & Systems||Describe the roles and responsibilities of healthcare managers, sectors and delivery systems. Assess different types of healthcare and health insurance. Analyze the Affordable Care Act and reforms in the healthcare industry.|
|Legal Issues in Healthcare||Describe the legal aspects of healthcare, including laws and liabilities, patient rights and legal dilemmas. Explain the intricacies of HIPAA and its applications in healthcare settings.|
|Ethical Issues in Healthcare||Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of the healthcare industry. Determine what constitutes an ethical issue as it pertains to patient rights. Apply decision making concepts to ethical decision making.|
|Theories of Organizational Behavior||Apply knowledge of organizational behavior theories and functions to various healthcare concepts and management models.|
|Functions of Management||Identify the different characteristics of leaders and managers. Apply basic management theories to the roles and functions of managers in healthcare settings.|
|Leaders & Leadership||Discuss the theories of leadership, compare leadership styles and explain how leadership power can be a positive function of management.|
|Team Building & Communication In Healthcare||Demonstrate a working knowledge of the roles that teams play in the workplace. Discuss and justify the steps of effective organizational communication.|
|Healthcare Management Process & Planning||Demonstrate the strategic management process, identify several types of planning and utilize specific decision-making tools.|
|Strategic Planning & Goal Setting in Healthcare||Explain the concept of strategic planning and its process. Evaluate business analysis tools and describe the goal-setting process in healthcare organizations.|
|Managing Information & Technology in Healthcare||Demonstrate a basic understanding of health information management (HIM) technology, including clinical, financial and operational systems. Describe the impact of the electronic exchange of health information. Recognize techniques that are needed to monitor and secure health information.|
|Managing Costs & Budgets in Healthcare||Discuss various types of budgets and budget controls in healthcare settings. Assess cost management in healthcare environments. Construct and present effective budgets.|
|Quality Improvement in Healthcare||Provide detailed descriptions of the quality improvement process. Utilize the proper tools for evaluating and analyzing improvement needs in healthcare.|
|Staff Development & Training||Explain why becoming a learning organization is important. Describe different types of training programs that can be coordinated to accomplish learning goals.|
|Managing Human Resources||Outline the recruitment process of hiring employees. Discuss the applications of related laws/regulations and assess staffing and scheduling employee processes.|
|Healthcare Marketing||Discuss the marketing mix and marketing controls. Assess the importance of public relations and customer relationships in healthcare.|
|Strategic Alliances & Evidence-based Practice in Healthcare||Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of strategic alliances in healthcare. Tell how a scientific approach to evidence-based practice can benefit the healthcare industry.|
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What to Expect For the Exam
This Study.com course has been evaluated and recommended for college credit. Once you've completed this course, you can take the proctored final exam and potentially earn credit. Follow the steps below to take the exam.
Before taking the exam, all of the following requirements must be met:
|A College Accelerator Study.com membership.|
|Completed all lessons in Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management course and achieved 100% Quiz Progress.|
|Not attempted to take this exam within the last three days.|
|Have available proctored exams in this month of membership.|
|Have not taken this exam three times. (0/3)|
|Complete the exam readiness quiz.|
|Please note: Assignments are required to complete this course for credit. You have submitted / required assignments for this course.|
Please meet all of the pre-requirements in the Pre-Exam Checklist in order to take the exam.
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3. Take Exam
The exam contains 50 - 100 multiple choice questions. You will have two hours to complete the exam, so don't start until you're sure you can complete the entire thing. And remember to pace yourself!
4. Get Exam Results
We will send you an email with your official exam results within 1 to 2 weeks. If you would like to raise your grade after receiving your exam results, you can retake quizzes with fewer than 3 attempts. You will then need to retake the final exam.
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