HSM 4589/6589

About This Course

The Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA) requires applicants for initial licensure (and those who are licensed in other states but do not meet Minnesota's regulatory requirements for experience or certification) to complete accredited post-secondary academic courses covering key competencies. Human Resource Management covers the following areas:

  • Workplace culture, accountability and fairness, and just and learning culture concepts

  • Employment law

  • Equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and workforce diversity

  • Staffing and workforce development

  • Compensation and benefits

  • Coaching and performance management

  • Organizational development and staff training and development

  • Labor relations, including union contract negotiation and administration

Sample textbook: Bruce J. Fried and Myron D. Fottler. Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success 4th Edition. Health Administration Press: 2015


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Roger White

"What I like most about working with HSM students is the passion for elderly that the students bring to the program is invigorating!"

Roger White has 25 years of experience in human resources, entrepreneurship, and leadership. As associate administrator and head of people and culture at Mount Olivet Careview and Mount Olivet Home since 2008, he has excelled in creating diversified human resources cultures with quantified outcomes. Before that, he was CEO for Lifecycle Health Services. He holds professional certifications in human resources (SPHR and SHRM-SCP) and administration (LADL and LNHA). Combining a passion for collaborative culture design, expertise in employment law and counsel, and polished skills as a facilitator of change management, he brings a holistic approach to human resources and health care administration.

Roger holds a BS in business and human resource management from Capella University and a Master of Professional Studies in human resources management from Georgetown University. He teaches:

  • HSM 4589/6589 – Long Term Care Human Resources Management
  • HSM 4684/6684 – Long Term Care Leadership and Strategy

Information Subject to Change

Course details, syllabus, and instructor are subject to change. Current course details can be found by clicking on the Term link(s) above.