MHA6999 WEEK 3 LECTURE, DISCUSSION, AND PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS

This week, we will have two case studies:

  • Nurse Bullying: Unprofessional Conduct
  • Whispering Willows Nursing Home Disaster Preparation

These case studies will cover topics on healthcare professionals and human resources who make decisions and address concerns as a healthcare leader. You will have the opportunity to discuss a case among your fellow students and perform a written analysis on the case.

Your Learning Objectives for the Week:

  • Evaluate issues on human behavior in healthcare organizational settings, including issues pertaining to leadership and change interventions to enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Analyze human resource systems for employment, compensation, training and development, appraisal, and labor/employee relations in health care organizations.
  • Critique healthcare reform process in the US health care system, reviewing major proposals for system reform currently under consideration including governance and accountability models.