BHT 1004 : Introduction to Operations

Course Description:

Introduction to Operations gives students information regarding the operation of an inpatient residential treatment facility. Topics range from services provided in a facility, roles of staff members, types of admission and therapy, and methods of patient management.

Certificate Overview: This course is part of a four course Behavior Health Technician Certificate program. Upon successful completion, with a 70% or higher, in each of the four courses, students need to complete the Certificate Request Form. A certificate of completion will be issued to the participating individual.

Courses can be taken separately from earning the BHT certificate for CEU credit.

Course Cost: $295

CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 4.0

Course Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course.

Course Textbook: Kneisl, C. R., & Trigoboff, E. (2013). Contemporary psychiatric—mental health nursing (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Describe the services provided in an inpatient residential treatment facility.
  • Explain the basis of treatment within an inpatient residential treatment facility.
  • Explain various methods of patient management.
  • Explore best practices of working in an inpatient residential treatment facility.

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For more information, please contact us at 1-800-313-1992 or continuinged@columbiasouthern.edu