HSM 4572: Gerontology and Geriatrics for Health Service Executives
ABOUT THE JOB Teach a fully-online dual-listed graduate and undergraduate 3-credit section for the 14-week Spring Semester 2021, as contracted by Degree and Credit Programs (DCP) in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS), for the Health Services Management major. Future semesters are possible depending on performance. The course is already fully developed.
COURSE DESCRIPTION Nursing home administrators lead complex organizations that provide many different types of services to residents and their families. This course is designed to meet NAB accreditation standards for the Health Service Executive certification. Nursing home administrators are responsible for understanding the aging process as well as overseeing different functional areas in a nursing facility such as administration, nursing, food service, environmental services, medical directorship and/or physician services, pharmaceutical services, and social services. This course helps students understand aging as well as the operations and functions of nursing facilities, governance and leadership, administrative structures and responsibilities, and the roles of professional and non-professional staff.
Required - Master’s degree in a field closely related to the course of instruction. - Five or more years of professional experience in aging services, specifically within senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes, or other related health care or housing program. - Experience training and/or teaching.
Preferred - Ten or more years of professional experience in aging services, specifically within senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes or other related health care or housing program. - Teaching experience in higher education. - Experience designing courses or training materials. - Current Minnesota license in nursing home administration or assisted living.
Desired - Ph.D. or terminal degree in a field closely related to the course(s) of instruction or in adult higher education. - Teaching experience includes online courses.
Internal Number: 338164
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