HCM 4305: Long-Term Care Management

Description

Reviews the wide variety of healthcare facilities and services outside the hospital environment along with the management of organizations that deliver healthcare services such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult daycare, home health, housing, and wellness. Introduces ethical and quality of care issues in long-term care, the role of technology in long-term care, and marketing and leadership responsibilities. Examines current and future trends of long-term care management.

Objectives

  1. Summarize the different aspects of long-term care and continuum of care.
  2. Analyze the long-term care needs for the growing population.
  3. Justify the need for a healthcare system oriented for chronic care.
  4. Outline the basic operating characteristics of each of the major health services that make up the continuum of care.
  5. Explain the complexities related to the current continuum of care system.
  6. Discuss the responsibilities of patients and their families regarding continuum of care.

PreRequisites

  1. HCM 3801
  2. HCM 3002

Textbook(s)

Long-term care: Managing across the continuum (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2016)
Author: Pratt, J. R.
ISBN: 9781284054590
Price: $83.94

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