NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 327 leadership theory and how this will play a role in achieving an effective solution to the proposed problem. The course will employ interactive technology to disseminate information on the weekly evolution of the simulated problem. The course culminates in a detailed analysis of the problem, which includes proposed solutions for corrective and preventive measures, potential intended and unintended consequences, and evidence of the student’s leadership philosophy. (3 credits) MHS 5537—Health Care Leadership Quality Assurance/Risk Management The student will examine health care quality assurance and risk management in the United States and the methods that are utilized to achieve improvements in health care organizations. Upon completion of this course, the student will be prepared to implement continuous quality improvement and performance improvement in management and performance systems by interpreting and understanding of data available to devise, generate, and apply quality performance improvement programs. (3 credits) MHS 5538—Patient Safety Compliance in Health Care This course will provide the framework for developing a patient safety program. Specific topics will include the link between patient safety and legal and regulatory compliance; the role of accreditation standard-setting organizations in patient safety; evidenced-based outcomes and standards of care; the creation and preservation of reports, data, and device evidence in medical error situations; and managing patient-safety compliance through accountability-based credentialing for health care professionals. Students will be expected to complete a case study on the implementation of a patient-safety initiative in a health care setting of their choice. (3 credits) MHS 5541—Health Care Systems and Conflict This introductory course will assist learners to blend conflictresolution theories, models, and skills into realistic strategies that can be used in a health care setting. The attitudes, knowledge, and skills from this course can be applied to those who deliver, receive, and manage health care. The strategies will be applicable to working with diverse populations, including people with different cultural backgrounds, genders, personalities, positions of power, and agendas. Types of negotiation strategies in order to move toward a collaborative situation will also be addressed. (3 credits) MHS 5542—Health Care Education This course explores the various theories and applications of adult education in the practice of training, preprofessional education, and postprofessional education of medical personnel. Critical analysis of the different methods of teaching and training health care professionals is accomplished through discussion, research, investigation, journal development, and assignments. (3 credits) MHS 5543—Educational Theories and Psychology This course explores the history and evolution of educational theories and their role in the development of curriculum and instruction related to health care education. (3 credits) MHS 5544—Curriculum and Instruction in Health Care Using the principles of curriculum development and related research, students will develop a plan for a unit of instruction for a health care course that includes a need assessment, use of resources, implementation specification, material development, and assessment of instructional effectiveness. (3 credits) MHS 5545—Assessment and Evaluation in Health Care This course provides an overview of student and program evaluation and assessment methods in health care education. This course will consider multiple assessment models used in clinical settings, from traditional written assessments to alternative assessment methods such as OSCEs, portfolios, and simulated patients. Students will develop an evaluation/assessment plan tailored to their professional situations. (3 credits) MHS 5546—Health Care Finance This course introduces the fundamental theory and concepts of health care finance, focusing on relevant applications to a wide variety of health care settings. Emphasis will be place on the understanding of key issues in order to provide the tools necessary for clinicians to function within a health care environment. Concentration is on managerial, rather than production, accounting perspective. Major topics include principles of accounting, budgeting, analysis of financial statements, activity-based costing, responsibility accounting, and provider payment and reimbursement systems. The student will be required to prepare a formal paper on a health care finance topic. (3 credits) MHS 5801—Applied Anatomy for Kinesiology This course will address medical terminology and anatomy as they pertain to the kinesiology of each joint. The course lays the foundation for understanding the relevant anatomical and physical biomechanics of sports. (3 credits) MHS 5802—Sports Injury Rehabilitation Principles This course will use the knowledge of biomechanics to understand the nature of traumatic and overuse injuries in athletes. Rehabilitation concepts as well as specific programs for athletes will be covered. (3 credits) MHS 5810—Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Preparation This course is a review of the material and preparation necessary for this national certification examination. CPR required prior to registration. (3 credits)

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