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ASM 248 - Practicum IX: Human Resource Management

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 5
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course emphasizes on theories and practices in human resource management in the long-term care facility. This course meets 80 human resource management clock hours required by The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Competencies
  1. Evaluate human resource management function.
    1. Recognize the employee recruiting process and retention.
    2. Recognize the steps in a good hiring process.
    3. Analyze employee training programs.
    4. Examine motivation and retention strategies.
    5. Rate employee evaluation procedures.
    6. Determine employee salary and wage scales.
    7. Characterize dealing with staffing agencies.
    8. Classify all personnel policies and procedures.
    9. Assess labor laws pertaining to human resource management, including HIPAA, discharge laws, OSHA, ergonomics, and child labor laws.
  2. Assess the relationship between human resource department, line management, and administration.
    1. Distinguish between mission statement and organizational philosophy.
    2. Contrast the importance of effective communication, between departments.
    3. Specify clear lines of authority and responsibilities within the organizational chart.
    4. Review all appropriate job descriptions.
    5. Compare job descriptions with employee tasks.
  3. Predict forecasting future employment needs.
    1. Reinforce the importance of demographics.
    2. Evaluate future health care trends.
    3. Justify the trends for employee participation in managerial decision making and impact related to strategic planning.
    4. Integrate using data from local, state, and federal sources.
    5. Pros and cons of single task workers, cross training of employees.
    6. Appraise the effects of turnover.
    7. Assess methods to improve employee performances.



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