Sep 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
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ASM 242 - Practicum III: Legal Aspects and Government Organizations

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 5
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course will have an emphasis on the legal aspects and government organizations affecting long-term care facilities. This course satisfies 80 legal aspect and government organizations clock hours required by The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Competencies
  1. Assess the changing concepts, trends, and operational practices relating to legal aspects and government organizations.
    1. List situations requiring outside resources.
    2. Identify legal resources available.
    3. Reorganize situations when special knowledge and expertise will be necessary.
  2. Interpret administrative responsibilities, duties, and obligations necessary to meet state, federal, and/or local standards.
    1. Explain the importance of the administrator’s role in meeting regulations related to resident’s rights.
    2. Provide an explanation of the administrator’s legal responsibility in human resource management.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of licensure and certification requirements for long-term care facilities.
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of legal terminology, acronyms, and abbreviations related to long-term care.
    5. Analyze positive interaction and good working relationships with other agencies and departments of government that impact administrators and long-term care facilities.
  3. Critique an understanding of specific policies and procedures necessary to minimize potential liabilities.
    1. Evaluate the administrator’s legal responsibilities to government organizations which advocate quality of life and quality of care for long-term care residents.
    2. Interpret an understanding of federal/state survey process related to long-term care facilities.



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