Health Administration (HADM) 235

Practicum: Clinical Practice (Revision 1)


Revision 1 is closed for registrations, replaced by current version

Delivery Mode: Practicum

Credits: 3

Area of Study: Practicum - Applied Studies

Prerequisite: Permission of the professor. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the University Diploma in Health Administration or the Bachelor of Health Administration program. Students must have completed the following eight, three-credit courses:
ADMN 232, ADMN 233 or ENGL 255, COMM 243, ACCT 245 or ACCT 250, CMIS 245, PHIL 252, SOSC 366, and HADM 339. In order to take this May to August practicum course, students must register with the program coordinator/director by January.

Precluded Course: APST 235. HADM 235 may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for APST 235.

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

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The course is designed to help students apply their theoretical knowledge to a practical application in the field. The course provides students with an exposure to a typical future work environment and helps students to identify their career goals—both academically and professionally.

Students will work with an agency or organization and complete the project that is a community-based survey, needs assessment, and program evaluation. Students taking this course are expected to work independently with minimum supervision.


To receive credit for HADM 235, you must successfully complete weekly reports and a major project report with a formal performance evaluation from the student's preceptor.

Project Proposal 15%
Activity Report/Daily Log 15%
Preceptor/Supervisor Evaluation 30%
Final Project Report 40%
Total 100%

Other materials

Students are assigned to read project based/research
materials/journals/Government/Department documents specific to students project.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 1, October 13, 2009.