MGMT-411: Foodservice Management in Health Care

Credits 3
This course is an introduction to the foodservice operations and management in health care facilities, including, but not limited to, medical centers, community hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and other health care institutions. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing the operations of several foodservice departments, identifying and measuring patient/customer satisfaction, defining clinical nutrition care management, comparing food delivery systems, and identifying trends in health care reform and legislation. Students will analyze case studies, participate in field trips to local health care institutions, and identify skills required to operate a foodservice enterprise in the health care field. They will also complete a capstone project: evaluate major components of a foodservice operation in a chosen health care facility. This course will prepare students to be competent entry-level managers in health care facilities.