HSA: Health Services Admin
HSA 1100. HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS.
Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in HIM 1000
This course is an introduction to health care facilities and health delivery systems including their purpose, organization, general functions and staffing. Facilities such as hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation centers, health maintenance organizations, private and public outpatient clinics and health care centers are analyzed and discussed. Additional topics include an overview of accreditation standards; licensure agencies; reimbursement systems; legal/ethical issues; healthcare computerization; documentation, quality, compliance, and regulatory requirements.
HSA 4110. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR.
Prerequisites: Admission into the BS degree program in Radiologic & Imaging Sciences, or BS in Cardiopulmonary Sciences or the ATC in Leadership in Health Care.
Application of behavioral science theory and concepts to management practices within health care organizations. Areas of consideration will focus on organizational design, organizational climate development, communication, motivation and goal setting, decision making, and problem solving. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy BS Cardiopulmonary Sciences or BS Radiologic and Imaging Sciences degree requirement.
HSA 4184. LEADERSHIP IN HEALTHCARE.
This course involves the study of theories, principles and skills needed to function in a leadership position. Emphasis is placed on the development of competencies applicable to not only your professional practice, but also your role as a member of the community. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Radiologic and Imaging Sciences or Cardiopulmonary Sciences B.S. degree requirements.
HSA 4340. PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.
The course will provide students with the most common methods and application involving the management of human resources within health-related organizations. Topics include employee recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, and retention and the most common practices of each. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Radiologic and Imaging Sciences B.S. degree requirement.
HSA 4341. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE.
Prerequisites: Admission into the BS Radiologic & Imaging Sciences, BS Cardiopulmonary Sciences or the ATC in Leadership in Healthcare
This course focuses on identification of various aspects of the Health Care environment that lead to conflict, and modifications of those conditions that may contribute to the escalation of conflict. Appropriate methods of intervention and effective resolution of conflicts will be analyzed. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy BS Cardiopulmonary or BS Radiologic and Imaging Sciences B.S. requirement.
HSA 4702. RESEARCH METHODS AND INFORMATION LITERACY.
Pre-requisite: Admission into a B.S. Degree in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences or Cardiopulmonary Sciences
Research methods and information literacy are important because the health care profession is continually changing, which requires the allied health professional to possess new knowledge to function competently. The allied health professional should contribute to the body of knowledge and be able to effectively analyze resources to promote growth in the profession. The attitude of lifelong learning enables the professional to stay in step with the current health care environment and be prepared to help foster the future and increase awareness of the profession in the global community. The content is geared to increase and disseminate intellectual inquiry, information literacy and the use of scholarly research methods. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Radiologic and Imaging Sciences or Cardiopulmonary Sciences B.S. degree requirements.
HSA 4850. HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP CAPSTONE.
Prerequisite: Admission to BS Cardiopulmonary Sciences Leadership track, and minimum grade of C in HSA 4110, HSA 4340 and HSA 4341.
This capstone course will enable students to apply leadership theory to a health care organization or clinical department. Students will integrate knowledge from previous leadership courses to develop a proposal and complete a project or research paper based on an area of interest in health care leadership with an emphasis on problem solving.