College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
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George Mason University

The Project

A major component of the practicum is the assigned project that provides students with practical experience to ensure that they gain well-rounded experience. Working with the preceptor and faculty advisor, students define a complex problem in the assigned facility and conduct an analysis of the problem with recommendations for management action. Recent capstone projects include:

  • Altered Standards of Care in a Regional Emergency
  • Answers On Demand (AOD) Clinical Module
  • Assessment of Service Quality Perceptions
  • Business Case Model for Asthma Registry
  • Call Systems Emergency Response Time
  • Disaster Drill Manual
  • Evaluation of Facility Expansion Alternatives
  • Feasibility of Employee Benefit in Senior Housing
  • Financial Feasibility of Home Care Business
  • Financial Viability of Tele-Health
  • Healthcare Information Technology and Public Policy Project
  • Incubator Program for Senior Care Businesses
  • Medical Practice Patient Satisfaction Study
  • Medicare Secondary Payer Audit
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships
  • Needs Assessment for Mental Health Services
  • Procedure Manual for Breast Care
  • Process Improvement Programs in Patient Access
  • Quality Services Review Readiness Project
  • Regional Patient Tracking System
  • Risk Management System Selection
  • Root Cause Analysis of Medication Errors
  • Security Risk Analysis for Health Department
  • Strategic Plan for RHIO