Nov 26, 2022  
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Long Term Care Administration, BS


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The Bachelor of Science in Long Term Care Administration is designed to prepare individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of nursing homes, residential care/assisted living facilities, adult day care, home and community based health services, and other long term care settings and agencies serving the elderly and disabled. The program includes instruction in social and clinical aspects of aging; health care delivery systems; nursing home administration; residential care/assisted living administration; home and community based services administration; aging policy and government programs; ethics; business management; financial management; human resource management; marketing; and applicable laws and regulations.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the American Health Care System.

  2. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the application of medical language in communicating with members of the medical community.

  3. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of directing the activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and volunteer staff, to include hiring and training.

  4. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of developing and maintaining standards, policies, programs, and operating procedures which comply with government regulations.

  5. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of administration of fiscal operations such as budget and service rates.

  6. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of general business operations.

  7. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of compiling, analyzing, and preparing reports relevant to care of the elderly.

  8. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of conducting public relations, arranging publicity, and speaking at community gatherings.

  9. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of interviewing families of persons seeking admission to elder care facilities.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university. The Bachelor of Science in Long Term Care Administration has no separate or special admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  1. Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified in Degree Requirements .

  2. Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in all courses listed under the Major Requirements section of the curriculum.

  3. Students must complete at least 45 semester hours at the 3000-level or above and at least 15 semester hours at the 4000-level.

Degree Audit

A fillable degree audit sheet for students and their academic advisors is available here.

Total Credits: 120


General Education Requirements


See list of approved courses in the General Education  section of the catalog.

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Humanities


Total Credits: 9


Fine Arts


Total Credits: 3


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Suggested Sequence of Courses


 

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