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DISM 609 - Professional Ethics in Health Care Management
This course addresses the ethical practice of health care management. Students are exposed to ethical dilemmas inherent to our health care system and are provided with the skills and knowledge to resolve these dilemmas. Students become familiar with several health care professionals' codes of ethics and learn how to apply various decision-making models.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Seminar, World Wide Web

DISM 710 - Foundations in Disability Management
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of disability management in the workplace. The course begins with an introduction to the interdisciplinary nature of return to work services and interventions, theoretical foundations of disability management and benchmark models or approaches used, and the typical issues and needs among persons challenged by TRW barriers. The application of management skills in resolving disability management problems will also be covered including traditional management skills in the areas of budgeting, human resources, service provision and problem-solving skills.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, World Wide Web

DISM 711 - Disability Management: Legislation, Policy & Procedures
This course will provide the skills and knowledge required to develop organizational policy and procedures that are based on societal values, legislation and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and the specific organizational culture.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, World Wide Web

DISM 712 - Disability Management Interventions
This primary goal of disability management is to help workers with limitations and restrictions return to work at the optimum point in their rehabilitation and recovery. This course will cover the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for effective disability interventions. Additional topics covered include working with the supervisor, the individual and the shop steward to develop, implement and monitor a successful transitional work plan.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, World Wide Web

DISM 720 - Special Topics
This course covers topics of special interst, which may vary from year to year.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, World Wide Web

DISM 794 - Master of Arts: Disability Management Major Paper
The Major Paper (MP) option is for those students who have written a letter outlining their experience in the disbility management field and obtained permission allowing them to prepare a Major Paper in place of a Practicum (6 credits). It is the aim of the MP to acquaint students with the practice of scholarship. Such acquaintance normally entails a critical treatment of relevant academic literature using theoretical or philosophical methods. If the student wishes to pursue empirical research, either quantitative or qualitative, the thesis option must be selected.
Credits: 6.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Masters Project

DISM 795 - Disability Management Practicum
Students participate in field-based learning activities for the purpose of pursuing and developing research/policy administration/practice skills within a related employment area. The duration of this component is equivalent to three months full-time employment.
Credits: 6.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Practicum

DISM 796 - Master of Arts: Disability Management Comprehensive Examination
The comprehensive examination option of study requires the successful completion of a comprehensive examination that evaluates a candidate's knowledge of theory, research, and practice in his/her field of study.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Comprehensive Examination

DISM 798 - Directed Studies

Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

DISM 799 - Disability Management Thesis

Credits: 9.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Masters Thesis


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