Assignment Overview
Capstone General Background Information
As noted in the Module Overview, the capstone project is a combination of previous course work to help you integrate the knowledge and learnings acquired in the program.

In the Module Discussion, you will have named and identified which type of health care organization/facility you will construct through substantial research. 

**I chose a Mental Health facility that specilizes in PTSD treatment for Veterans and I called it the Emerald Isle Recovery Center.  Geographical location can be Tampa, Florida with 15 plus employees.  

The Case Assignments in this course will build upon each other, and in Module 4, you will have created a comprehensive project that can be used as a portfolio entry.

Health Care Organization/Facility

Identify the type and name of your non-profit organization.

Organization/Facility Mission
Organization/Facility Vision

Provide a substantial overview of your organization.

Geographical location
Size (e.g., approximate number of employees)

Data Examination

External environment of your selected organization/facility:

City/geographical demographics: Using City-Data online () categorize the following:

Population (Total population, male population, and female population).
Median age range
Median household income
Racial demographics

Search the internet and gather relevant general information regarding:

Common medical conditions in geographical area:

Rationalize how your organization will cater to the medical conditions within the given area.

Number and type of existing health care organizations and facilities in the area:

Identify how your organization will differ from the organizations currently present in the area.

Surrounding Cities/Towns:

Create a table to compare and contrast 2 adjacent cities/towns with the city/town your organization is located in. The table should compare and contrast the same components as your selected organization/facility (Section 2a).

Organizational Dynamics and StructureBased on the data gathered, you will now focus on the organizational structure and leadership of your organization/facility. Using the data that you have gathered, complete the following:

Organizational Leadership and Governance

Construct a leadership and governance map of your organization/facility. The map should display C-level executives, directors, departmental managers, and governing board. Explain the leadership management process and governing board oversight.

Organizational Theory and Behavior

Rationalize the organizational theory of your selected organization/facility. In this section, identify how diversity and cultural competence will be maintained within the organization to meet the dynamics of the population identified.
Identify the organizational behavior methods that will be used in your organization/facility.

Dynamics of Organization/Facility:

Identify the following for your organization/facility:

Who are your target market subjects?
Where are they located?
What special needs do they require?

Note: In this section, you must identify and meet the needs of the diverse population classified in the Data Examination section.

Recommendations and Conclusion

Bring this section to a close and provide 2 or 3 recommendations for your organization based on the information researched and identified.

Assignment Expectations

Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your analysis.
Case papers should be at least 5 pages, not including the title and reference pages.
Support your paper with peer-reviewed articles with at least 5 references.