Essentials of hospital planning and administration


Course At A Glance

  • Course: Essentials of hospital planning and administration
  • Total Duration: 6 Hours 10 Mins
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Fee is Rs 2500 ( For Indian Drs )
  •  Fee is US $ 37 (For International Drs)

About the Course

Hospitals are a hub for medical and health care. Medical services rendered there need a multitude of facilitatory administrative support. The course Essentials of Hospital Planning and Administration covers in details these topics such as organizational structure, departments, operational excellence, safety, disaster management, biomedical waste management etc.

Course Syllabus

1.History, Growth and Classification of Hospitals
a)Introduction and Classification of Hospitals
b)Models in Private Healthcare ( PPP and Other Evolving Models)

2. Essence of Hospital Planning and Administration
a)Hospital Administration and the Role of Administrators
b)Essentials for Hospital Planning

3. Key Functions in a Hospital
a)Departments ( Interrelationship) and Essential Hospital Functions
b)Evidence-Based Design

4. Safety in Hospitals
a)Safety and Sentinel Events
b)Patient Safety
c)Equipment and Staff Safety

5. Biomedical Waste Management
a)Biomedical Waste, Segregation, Sharp Disposal 2 Modules
b)Worker Safety ( Dos and Donts )
c)Pollution Control Board

6. Disaster Management for Hospitals
a)Disaster and its Classification
b)Phases of Disaster
c)Disaster Management ( Principle, Critical Steps, Checklist)

7. Operational Excellence
a)Operational Excellence, Challenges & Expectations
b)Islands of Excellence
c) Ideas in Practice

Course Delivery Format

Taking a leaf from Winston Churchill’s philosophy of “always ready to learn although … not always like being taught”, IMA eVarsity is transforming medical education by garnering learning empowered by the interactive platform of digital technology. IMA eVarsity model of blended education integrates best practices of ‘chalk and board’ with emerging technologies, purporting to make mockery of fragmented medical care, that is the bane of the rising costs of health care today!

The IMA eVarsity offers best of the models of blended education through online lectures, with the convenience of self-study at one’s own pace, time and place, complemented by online faculty interactions and clinical exposure through hospital rotations.

A rich learning environment is provided through a Learning Platform with access to:

  • Online lectures delivered by experts in respective fields. The students can view the lecture any number of times using tools to conveniently play/pause, forward/rewind, skip/review, bookmark
  • Included in these lectures are hundreds of text slides, illustrations and appropriate animations, audios and videos to make concepts easy to understand
  • Facility for the student to bookmark specific segments of a running lecture and ability to add your own notes for later review.


There is a final exam that will be conducted online at the end of the course

Course Fee

  • Fee is Rs 2500 ( For Indian Drs )
  •  Fee is US $ 37 (For International Drs)

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