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Prerequisites: Must be Accepted into the MHA Program.
This course is a cohort course for students in the MHA program. It is intended to add to students' understanding of healthcare administration by engaging students in critical thinking about issues facing healthcare administrators. The course begins with an overview of the historical development of medicine and the hospital industry. It then focuses on practical management strategies for working with healthcare professionals, including span of control, hospital governance, leadership and emotional intelligence, dealing with licensure and disciplinary issues, and implementing and sustaining team care. Emphasis is on delivering high quality healthcare efficiently. The course is team taught and practicing healthcare administrators are included as visiting faculty.