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309.607.01 INNOVATIONS IN HEALTH CARE FOR AGING POPULATIONS

Cancelled

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ethel Poplovski
Course Instructor:
  • Chad Boult

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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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. To describe the nature of health care received by older Americans in hospitals, nursing homes, emergency departments, rehabilitation facilities, outpatient offices and at home
  2. discuss the nature of successful and promising innovations in the health care of older people
  3. appraise the available evidence on the costs and the effectiveness of these innovations
  4. 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.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

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

For consent, contact:

epoplovs@jhsph.edu