HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Entire Coures HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 What challenges did the health care industry face when you entered the program? • HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 • HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 • HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 3 • HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 • HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 2 • HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 3 • HCS 449 week 2 Individual Assignment Program Reflection • HCS 449 week 2 Individual Assignment Health Care Industry Paper
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 HCS 449 Week 1 Discussion Question 3 Where will health care be delivered in the future? Are these changes better or worse than current health care delivery methods? • What challenges does the industry face now and how will impending factors cause the industry to evolve in the next 5 years?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 2 Looking at the program outcomes, how will you assess your personal improvement? What tools will you use to determine your personal growth in the areas of the program outcomes? • Research SWOT analysis for professional development. What would a plan to meet the identified needs look like? What are the benefits of this type of analysis?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 2 Discussion Question 3 HCS 449 week 2 Individual Assignment Health Care Industry Paper Write a 1050- to 1400-word paper discussing the health care industry. Address the following questions: How has health care changed in the last 10 years? What do you think will be the biggest change in health care in the next 10 years? What role do you plan to have in the industry? How will you adapt your skills to evolve along with the industry’s needs? • What is the benefit of a personal reflection? How do you think personal reflection will help with career development?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 week 2 Individual Assignment Program Reflection HCS 449 Week 3 Discussion Question 1 What are some of the benefits of creating a personal action plan? What have you learned about yourself through the process? • Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Program Reflection located on the student website.
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 HCS 449 Week 3 Discussion Question 3 Conduct research online about setting goals. What tips did you find that are helpful to you in creating goals? • What continuing-education opportunities currently exist to further extend your health care knowledge in your chosen career or role?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 week 3 Individual Assignment Personal Action Plan HCS 449 Week 4 Discussion Question 1 Mandatory DQ: What is the individual’s role in dealing with challenges and trends in health care? How does this role overlap into the community? • A personal action plan is a plan you develop to meet personal goals. This is your chance to look at your personal strengths and weaknesses and identify areas where you can improve. Use these areas to create personal goals. These are goals you want to accomplish regardless of your chosen career. These can be in general areas such as organization and time management, or they can be more specific to your chosen field.
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 4 Discussion Question 2 HCS 449 Week 4 Discussion Question 3 How will potential risk and quality management issues affect the health care industry? What about in your chosen field? • What are three potential challenges or trends that you’re chosen health care field will likely experience? How will these impact quality of service? How would you strategically handle these issues in your organization?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 week 4 Individual Assignment Professional Career Action Plan HCS 449 Week 5 Discussion Question 1 Throughout this course you have investigated the changes, trends, and job requirements in the health care industry. What do you see as your role in this evolving industry? What will you bring to this industry? • In addition to the personal goals you set in Week Three, this week you will be setting professional career goals. These are goals that relate to your chosen career, what type of job you want, and what steps you need to take to secure that job. These include gaining skills to include on your resume and a look at what hiring managers will focus on. You will do a gap analysis, where you identify the skills you currently posses and those you need to posses in your chosen career. This will help prepare you for job searches and interviews.
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 Week 5 Discussion Question 2 HCS 449 Week 5 Discussion Question 3 What new roles are emerging in the health care industry? Explain the reason for the role, the impact on the organization, the regulatory issues that may be faced, and the competencies needed to maintain the role. • How have your personal and professional goals changed and how have your perspectives on the field changed during the course of your program?
HCS 449 Course Material HCS 449 week 5 Learning Team Assignment Case Study Analysis • Answer the following: • Identify the challenges faced by the health care organization in the case study. • Identify strategies that could be used to tackle the conflict. • Propose suggestions for how these strategies can be implemented. • What role does collaboration have in implementing strategies in the health care industry?