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300.600.81 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH POLICY

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Gerard Anderson
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Introduces the material covered in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Focuses on four substantive areas that form the analytic basis for many of the issues in Health Policy and Management. The areas are: (1) economics and financing, (2) need and demand, (3) politics/ethics/law, and (4) quality/effectiveness. Illustrates these issues using three specific policy issues: (1) injury, (2) medical care, and (3) public health preparedness.

Methods of Assessment:

mid-term and final

Instructor Consent:

No consent required