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309.712.81 ASSESSING HEALTH STATUS AND PATIENT OUTCOMES

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Albert Wu
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:

Provides an understanding of the conceptual basis for measures of health; some of the common measures, their properties, and strengths and weaknesses; and a framework for judging the appropriateness of a particular measure for students' own work.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. describe the current methods of assessing health status
  2. Discuss health status measurement
  3. judge the appropriateness of particular measures for their own or other’s work
Methods of Assessment:

short answer quiz; article review paper; and final paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required