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ASM 247 - Practicum VIII: Administrative Organization

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 5
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course will emphasize on concepts and practices involved in the administration of a long-term care facility. This course satisfies 80 administrative organization clock hours required by The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Competencies
  1. Interpret the essential functions of the organization and the administration.
    1. Specify the philosophy and objectives of the organization.
    2. Support processes to assess organizational needs.
    3. Develop strategic planning process.
    4. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between administration level functioning and department head supervisory level.
    5. Explain the long-term care facility’s governing body responsibilities and functions.
    6. Interpret specific governing bodies? roles and limitations.
    7. Explain governing bodies’ involvement in the organizational goal setting and outcomes.
    8. Coordinate the day-to-day management of a long-term care facility, meeting both short and long-range goals.
    9. Review one’s own role as part of the management teams, planning and affecting change in yourself, your team members, and your organization.
    10. Evaluate the administrator’s role in the organizational management activities, organizational structure, and the processes that occur within the area of the administrative organization.
  2. Examine policies and procedures as they apply to governing bodies, federal and state laws, and regulatory codes.
    1. Analyze all rules and regulations in appropriate manuals and documents.
    2. Contrast the importance of effective communication, between departments.
    3. Observe the process of developing policy and procedure.
    4. Review all appropriate job descriptions.
    5. Compare job descriptions with employee tasks.
  3. Defend a marketing program to advertise and sell the services of the facility.
    1. Interpret internal and external communication channels.
    2. Critique the components of an effective marketing program.
    3. Assess programs for their ability to inform and educate the public.



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