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Hospitals play a decisive role in health care system. However, without good management, no hospital can function efficiently and effectively. Hospitals can only succeed if the key positions in hospital management are filled in the most effective way to tackle is relating to leadership, management and administration of hospitals, hospital networks and health care systems. This course will provide participants with sufficient knowledge and skills to carry out the administrative operations of clinical and support service departments, including coordination of all activities in a hospital and how to keep the hospital running efficiently and lead the nurses, doctors and other professionals who work there. This course will also introduce participants to the field of public health that aims to develop an appreciation of the unique and important mission of public health; an understanding of the history, values, ethics, mission, and goals of public health; and knowledge about how public health functions today including the organization, financing, policies, and practices of public health. This course will also provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely administer medications and support self administration of medications for individuals.
Diploma and First Degree (Waiver: High School (O’Level) with minimum of 2 years work experience in a related field can apply).
By the time you complete this course, you should be able to:
Introduction to Health care and hospital system
Basics of management, process and strategic management
Hospital accounting, finance, human resources, quality and material management
Health economics and policy
Healthcare research methods
Organizational behavior and communication
Teamwork in healthcare organizations
Information technology in healthcare
Introduction to Public Health
Environmental Health and occupational health
Public Health Ethics
Data Management & Informatics
Theories of Health Behavior and Communication
Introduction to Global Health
History of Public Health & Medicine
Fundamentals of Healthcare Management
Surveillance & Control of Infectious Diseases
Contemporary Issues in Public Health
Creative problem solving and decision making, collaboration, and values and ethics.
Medication Administration (controlled drugs, stock drugs, unit dose, liquid medications, treatments, G-tubes)
Medication Error/Incident Procedure
Assessing Drug Effects (with-holding, reporting, allergic reactions, side effects)
Splitting tablets, LOA drugs, self administering
Three Drug Systems
Safety in Drug Administration
Due to emerging global trends, changes in the world and globalization across borders, our course outline, regularly change from time to time to meet up with this development and gives you leverage in a competitive world.
The concepts in this course will be taught using a combination of lecture, discussion, and dialogue around cases, with emphasis on active learning. A case is a comprehensive exposition of a real managerial situation describing a set of problems and requiring a plan of action. The case method provides a pragmatic framework for the learning process. Its success depends heavily on student preparation and active participation in class discussions.
To complete this course successfully, students must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on the overall course. This will include assignments and option test exam.