312.685.01 HOSPITAL OPERATIONS
- William Ward
- Colin Ward
Provides students with a basic overview of the structure and operation of hospitals and related organizations to include governing and leadership structure, issues of quality, safety and performance, physician services, nursing and patient care, professional, clinical and ancillary services, and support services. Field trips, lectures, and discussions will be used throughout the course.
At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to: 1. Explain the organizational structure of hospitals and health systems including the major elements: nursing, physicians, governance and operations. 2. Describe the complex relationships between and among the various departments and constituencies in a hospital or health system. 3. Describe the interconnectedness and interdependency of departments in a hospital and health system. 4. Explain the impact of legal, regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements on the operation of a hospital and health system.
- Monday 5:30 - 8:30