2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (March 2020) 
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2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (March 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Management - BS in Health Studies (Competency Based)

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The Healthcare Management concentration is ideal for those individuals who wish to develop fundamental management and leadership skills that translate to a variety of employment settings. The concentration integrates coursework in business administration, leadership, organizational theory and behavior, and healthcare management in order to prepare 21st-century health professionals who can lead effectively, reason critically, act ethically, and advance their professions, organizations, and communities.

Specialization Competencies (25 cr.)

    • HI2001 Introduction to Health Informatics
      Analyze the breadth, depth, and importance of health informatics.
    • HI2002 Threats and Security
      Explain threats that impact informatics applications.
    • HI2003 Databases
      Analyze how databases are used in healthcare.
    • HI2004 Technological Tools
      Investigate current and trending technologies in healthcare.
    • IH3001 Finding Your Role on the Team
      Analyze the relationship between the roles of different team members.
    • IH3002 Team Management Skills
      Apply communication and conflict resolution skills in an interprofessional team.
    • IH3003 Evaluation on a Team
      Evaluate members of an interprofessional team.
    • CI3001 Healthcare Delivery Models
      Analyze changing delivery models in acute healthcare.
    • CI3002 Long-Term Care Delivery Models
      Evaluate quality, safety, and access of long-term care settings.
    • CI3003 Health Issues and Policy
      Evaluate U.S. health policies as they compare to policies in other countries.
    • CI3004 Policy Impact
      Analyze the impact of policy on healthcare.
    • CI3005 Policy Development
      Propose healthcare policy initiatives.
    • HT4001 Organizational Structure and Culture
      Examine the structure of various organizations.
    • HT4002 Leadership
      Analyze the qualities of leadership.
    • HT4003 Organizational Behavior Management
      Apply management skills to organizational environments.
    • HT4004 Workplace Motivation
      Apply workplace motivation theories.
    • HT4005 Organizational Change
      Apply management strategies to foster positive organizational changes.
    • HF4001 Introduction to Finance
      Identify terms and concepts relating to healthcare finance.
    • HF4002 Budget Analysis
      Analyze the relationship between financial statements and the financial health of an organization.
    • HF4003 Cost Analysis
      Assess components and purposes of financial reports.
    • HF4004 Business Plans and Proposals
      Apply budgeting strategies to effectively manage healthcare operations.