Health Administration


Health Administration is one of 13 core disciplines in a LEND program.

A Health Administrator utilizes the theories and practices needed for planning, organizing, communicating, and managing human and fiscal resources to achieve positive outcomes related to health in community-based and institutional settings. Effective health administration requires an understanding of the culture and norms of both providers and users, and a responsiveness to the dynamic environment of health care delivery, including political, social and economic influences.




Health Administration in LEND Examples

A brief description of the Health Administration component at 16 LEND programs. Prepared for the February 28, 2004 discipline meeting.

pdf File examples ha022804.pdf [download]



Health Administration Competencies in LEND 2006

The subsequent pages provide activities, resources, and suggestions to build the skills of LEND Health Administration trainees. LEND programs are encouraged to use the following competencies for both their HA trainees and their non-HA trainees.


Health Administration in LEND 1987

A document created in 1987 by an AUCD (AAUAP) work group discussing the participation of the Health Administration discipline in training programs.

pdf File ha curric1987.pdf [download]

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