Management in healthcare and organization in physiotherapy 
 
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures: 30
Contact hours – seminar: 15
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
 
Management in healthcare and organization in physiotherapy               

Contact hours – lectures: 30
Contact hours – seminar: 15
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:  
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences:
  • Characteristics of health care organizations, management, leadership and place of physiotherapy;
  • Modern trends in healthcare management;
  • Phases of management in healthcare;
  • Management and leadership in physiotherapy (extent, contents, aims);
  • Team working, sorts of team in healthcare and physiotherapy;
  • Conflict solving, communication, delegation, marketing, etc;
  • Organization of work in physiotherapy;
  • Successful problem solving in healthcare teams;
  • Ethics in healthcare and physiotherapy management;
  • Organizational model and organizational structure in healthcare and physiotherapy;
  • The impact factor successful change management: organizational culture and clime, vision raise, goals and strategy setting, organizational structure and change, model of physiotherapy to patients;
  • Motivation theories, motivation of employees.

Student:
  • recognize modern principles and cognitions on area of organize, management in healthcare and physiotherapy;
  • recognize health care system and place/role of physiotherapy in health care system;
  • recognize organization theory, concepts, principles in health care management;
  • get knowledge about fundamental process in health care organization and about tasks of physiotherapy management;
  • get knowledge about leadership of employments, change management in practice, decision making, problems solving, marketing, team working and organization work; 
  • get knowledge about development of  employments, meaning of education/qualification and career management in physiotherapy, motivation of employees;
  • get knowledge how to lead the process in physiotherapy and health care. 
Mandatory references:
  • Bernik, I., Kovač, J., Černetič, M., Ferjan, M., Florjančič, J., Bernik, M., et al., 1999. Sodobne oblike in pristopi pri organiziranju. Kranj: Univerza v Mariboru.
  • Vila, A. & Kovač, J., 1997. Osnove organizacije in managementa. Kranj: Univerza v Mariboru, Fakulteta za organizacijske vede.
  • Možina, S., Rozman, R., Tavčar, M., Pučko D., Ivanko, Š., Lipičnik, B., et al., 2002. Management: Nova znanja za uspeh. Ljubljana: Didakta.
  • Shortell, S.M. & Kaluzny, A.D., 2000. Health Care Management: Organization Design and Behavior. 4 th ed. Albany: Delmar Publishers. (izbrana poglavja: 1, 2, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15)
  • Robbins, S. & Coulter, M., 2014. Management, 12th ed. Harlow: Pearson.
  • Senior, B. & Fleming, J., 2006. Organizational Change. Harlow: Prentice Hall.
  • Muir Gray, J.A., 2001. Evidence-based Health Care: How to Make Health Policy and Management Decisions. London: Churchil Livingstone.
  • Zaletel-Kragelj, L., Eržen, I. & Premik, M., 2007. Uvod v javno zdravje. Ljubljana: Medicinska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani.  (5. poglavje: Zdravstveno varstvo)
  • Scott, R. & Petrosino, C., 2008. Physical Therapy Management. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby Elsevier. 
  • Page, C.G., 2015. Management in Physical Therapy Practice, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
Recommended references:  
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods: seminar work (20%)
written examination (80%)