2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMHA 5015 - Foundations of Healthcare Administration


(5 cr.) This course focuses on increasing students’ knowledge and awareness of key contextual and environmental factors affecting the practice of healthcare administration, including the importance of culture, communication, and diversity. It introduces students to stakeholders in the healthcare field in a variety of settings. Key health and medical terms are covered, including basic health, wellness, and disease information. Students develop critical-thinking, as well as written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. The professional behaviors, attitudes, goal-setting, and motivation required for success as a healthcare manager are considered. In addition, this course helps students develop the competencies they need for success within an online environment. Students begin developing a portfolio.



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