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BUSA 1500 - Long Term Care Management

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This introductory course provides an overview of the basic knowledge and skills required for those working in the Long Term Care industry or those who aspire to work within Long Term Care. This overview course will focus on how Long Term Care is structured , the legislative framework for LTC , the geriatric population, related organizations and stakeholders as well as quality improvement, risk management, workplace wellness and ethics and values with a particular focus on Resident Centered care. Students will gain the skills and knowledge through readings, case studies, discussions with health care professionals and family members who have been involved with the long term care system. As the first course in the Long Term Care Facilities Management Statement of Completion this course highlights areas that will be developed more fully in subsequent courses.​

Credits

4.0

Cost

$591.33 - $616.55 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 46479

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Dec 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 04 Online

Instructor

Catherine Kohm

Course Outline

Cost

$591.33

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is intended for students in the Long-Term Care Facilities Management Program. Please contact busapts@bcit.ca if you have questions about the suitability of this course for your program or the Long-Term Care Facilities Management Program.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87285

Tue Jan 04 - Sat Apr 02 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 02 Online

Instructor

Catherine Kohm

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$616.55

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is intended for students in the Long-Term Care Facilities Management Program. Please contact busapts@bcit.ca if you have questions about the suitability of this course for your program or the Long-Term Care Facilities Management Program.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define long term care and differentiate the different levels of care available to seniors.
  • Understand the system of Long Term Care including:
    • Philosophy
    • Funding
    • Legislated standards (Community Care & Assisted Living Act, and Residential Care Regulations)
    • Admission Criteria
    • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Cite the unique attributes/challenges of the geriatric population.
  • Articulate the family/client perspective of accessing and transitioning to long term care.
  • Become familiar with the legislation and governance pertaining to Long Term Care.
  • Identify the major stakeholders and the roles they play in Long Term Care.
  • Apply the quality improvement model in the Long Term Care setting:
    • Understand the multiple ways to identify areas for improvement
    • Use the tools and resources involved in quality improvement
    • Create SMART goals related to a long term care issue
  • Understand how culture relates to a healthy work environment in Long Term Care.
  • Understand the client-specific risks involved in Long Term Care and how we can learn from harmful incidents.
  • Understand the importance of disclosure in the risk management process.
  • Articulate the role of WorkSafe BC at it applies to Long Term Care.
  • Understand the importance of work place wellness:
    • Identify the high risk work place activities in Long Term Care
    • Understand the process of incident investigation
    • Understand how to take appropriate action to mitigate risk
  • Articulate the meaning of client centred care and understand that client centred care is a guiding principle in Long Term Care.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

BUSA 1500 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Long-term Care Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion

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