HCM 460

Health Policy & Management

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2018-2019 Fall, Spring Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This capstone course integrates the academic disciplines related to healthcare for use in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services. This course will examine the three cornerstones of helathcare policy: access, cost, and quality and their interrelations. The student will examine significant helath policy and mamangement issues. The policy decision-making process is explored and methods and approaches for the study of policy issues are considered. It also focuses on the evaluation of health care outcomes and the effectiveness and efficiency of contemporary health services. Students analyze cases dealing with administrative, management and policy issues in heallth. Prerequidstes: HCM 101, 240, 300 and 410.