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309.607.01 INNOVATIONS IN HEALTH CARE FOR AGING POPULATIONS

Cancelled

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Ethel Poplovski
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Chad Boult
Description:

Acquaints students with the nature of the health care received by older Americans at home and in hospitals, nursing homes, emergency departments, rehabilitation facilities, and outpatient offices. Presents successful and promising innovations in the health care of older people. Provides students with available evidence about the costs and effectiveness of these innovations.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
To describe the nature of health care received by older Americans in hospitals, nursing homes, emergency departments, rehabilitation facilities, outpatient offices and at home
discuss the nature of successful and promising innovations in the health care of older people
appraise the available evidence on the costs and the effectiveness of these innovations
identify how innovations are affected by public policies, organizational characteristics, provider incentives and interests, and patient behaviors and expectations

Methods of Assessment: Class participation, literature critiques and paper.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 2:50
  • Thursday 1:30 - 2:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

undergraduates and those taking the class for audit must obtain consent from the instructor

For consent, contact: epoplovs@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail