Public Health & Tropical Medicine

PROGRAM DURATION

6 - 8 Months (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 24 Months
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week

Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management

This healthcare management program provides you with a thorough knowledge of the key areas of healthcare management and hospital administration and also provides of an overview of the global healthcare scenario.

TOTAL CREDITS: 32

Next Start Date

01 JAN

2019

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INTRODUCTION

Why study this program?


Introduction

The healthcare sector is extremely large and encompasses people employed in just about every profession. Proper healthcare and hospital management is taking care of all stages of health service in terms of effectiveness and overall performance. Healthcare professionals and supervisors / managers stand in great demand globally to improve the healthcare professionalism. As per a latest survey conducted in the US, healthcare and hospital management is one of the top ten millennium professions that provides excellent compensation packages with other benefits. Espicom, a business information services and publishing agency for executives in the international pharmaceutical and medical device industries has estimated that the healthcare sector will grow at an average of 15.6 % each year to about US $ 4.8 billion by 2015.

Express Healthcare has also reported that there is an urgent need for healthcare education and training, which can create even more opportunities for students. Healthcare experts help in efficient utilization of the healthcare facility resources which help in further growth and advancement of the organization.

This online healthcare & hospital management training program provides you with a thorough knowledge of key areas of healthcare management and hospital administration and provides an overview of the global healthcare scenario. This healthcare management course will also equips you with management and organizational skills to the level expected of a professional working in the healthcare sector.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

What will be taught?


Program Structure

MODULE 01: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE
MODULE 02: INTRODUCTION TO THE MANAGEMENT ROLE
MODULE 03: SUPERVISOR LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCING SKILLS
MODULE 04: HEALTHCARE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT
MODULE 05: STAFF RELATIONSHIPS AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
MODULE 06: HEALTHCARE PLANNING, ORGANIZING & CONTROL
MODULE 07: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE
MODULE 08: ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE IN HEALTHCARE
MODULE 09: PATIENT CARE AND SUPPORT
MODULE 10: HOSPITALS SERVICES AND MANAGEMENT
MODULE 11: CAREERS IN HEALTHCARE & HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

TOTAL CREDITS: 32

MODE OF STUDY: ONLINE

The curriculum for the program - Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APDHHM) is extensive, has been developed and evaluated by experienced healthcare professionals and is fully endorsed by the healthcare industry at large. This program is suitable for new graduates who want to make a career in healthcare, professionals already working in healthcare who wish to grow further in their career, and those who wish to shift to the healthcare sector from any other industry.

OPTIONAL UPGRADE TO MASTER'S LEVEL: James Lind Institute in collaboration with the International Telematic University, UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy conducts a Master of Science in Health Management. Students who complete the Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management and who meet the eligibility criteria for master's can opt for an upgrade to this program by submitting the difference in total fee plus a nominal university transfer fee (USD 250/-). Students who opt for this option will directly join the Stage 2 of the master's program. More information about the master's program is available here: M.Sc in Health Management

ASSESSMENT

How will I be assessed?


Assessment

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis by the faculty based on the following criteria:

One is the completion of the online multiple choice question tests that follow each lesson; and second is the timely submission of assignments for each study module within the JLI e-Campus.

Your academic performance in the program will be assessed on a 4 point GPA scale. More details about our evaluation system is available in the following link: Evaluation System

ELIGIBILITY

Am I eligible?


Eligibility

The minimum eligibility criteria for Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APGDHHM) would include either of the following:

- Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
- Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS etc
- Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics
- Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health.
- Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses are also eligible to apply.

If you lack the above mentioned educational prerequisite you may still be eligible to apply if you have some prior work experience in public health / health management / allied areas. Please contact our admission representatives / counsellor to discuss your case.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

What support will I receive?


Academic Support

As a student you can interact online with the faculty members and fellow students to network and to discuss important topics via your e-Campus. The faculty promptly answers all questions related to the study in the Online Campus Tutoring Center (OCTC).
Towards the end of the program you will be provided placement assistance if required and career development support via the “Student Success Team”.

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Program Fee

How much will it cost?
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

People trained in healthcare & hospital management can explore a wide range of career opportunities with private clinics, consulting firms, insurance companies, not for profit healthcare societies, multi-specialty hospitals, nursing homes, mental health institutions, research departments, rehabilitation clinics, non governmental organizations etc.


EXPERT OPINION

Express Healthcare has reported that there is an urgent requirement for healthcare education and training, which can present even more opportunities to students undertaking a program in healthcare and hospital management. An increased spending by governments across the world on healthcare infrastructure is resulting in a huge demand for healthcare professionals at all levels.


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