FIELD PLACEMENT - HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Syllabus

312.810.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 99 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Translate and apply financial, economic, market and performance information and models to improve and optimize organizational performance
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare system and environment in which health services are provided
    • Develop and define a vision, take initiative, provide direction, manage change, and participate in the planning, development and monitoring required to establish and achieve organizational goals
    • Communicate effectively, manage relationships and influence individuals and groups to take action in the pursuit of organizational goals
  • Course Description

    Complements and reinforces the didactic portion of the MHA program by providing students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained during the first year, to develop skills in management according to individually designed learning objectives, and to work as part of a management team in a health care organization. Students are placed in a variety of professional settings, which may include: the community sector (community and university-affiliated hospitals), the for-profit sector (investor-owned hospitals, consulting firms, long-term care facilities, and managed care organizations.)

  • Intended Audience

    2nd year MHA students only

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Field Placement progress reports; Capstone Paper; and Evaluation of performance by field placement organization.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites

    successful completion of 1st year curriculum

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.