Sample Internship Objective

Examples of objectives from the mandatory internship meeting:

HEALTH ADMINISTRATION EXAMPLES OF OBJECTIVES

Objective:

By March 3rd the intern will create a hospital wide patient flow analysis.

Projects / Activities to Fulfill Objective:

  • Request & gain access to patient flow data.
  • Analyze admission data for planned admissions
  • Analyze admission data for ED admissions
  • Compare projected discharge dates with actual discharge dates

Objective:

By April 14th the intern will create a HIPAA breach readiness report and develop recommendations to fill any gaps identified.

Projects / Activities to Fulfill Objective:

  • Examine existing internal breach protocol.
  • Examine best practice recommendations from HIMSS
  • Compare recommendations with best practices
  • Identify gaps

HEALTH  EDUCATION EXAMPLES

Objective:

By March 2 the intern will develop a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation designed to educate joint replacement patients about post-surgical rehab protocols

Projects/Activities to Fulfill Objective:

  • Review hospitals current replacement handouts/educational materials
  • Research joint replacement indicators; surgical options; procedures; post-surgical issues; post-surgery rehab, etc.
  • Contact other joint replacement centers to review their post-surgery protocols
  • Create PowerPoint: Text and Images
  • Review and Edit

Objective:

By April 14 the SHC intern will have presented at least six “The Trouble with Alcohol and Sex” workshops to campus groups/organizations.

Projects/Activities to Fulfill Objective:

  • Research university alcohol and sexuality issues
  • Meet with CADEC director/intern to discuss project
  • Meet with Rape Crisis director/intern to discuss project
  • Brainstorm content with  Supervisor
  • Create PowerPoint
  • Develop pre-post questionnaires
  • Develop target list of organizations and contacts
  • Schedule workshop dates/times