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312.867.01 MHA SEMINAR IN HEALTH FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Teresa Schwartz
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Introduces students to current health care finance and management issues through a series of discussion sessions with program directors and guest lecturers. Prepares students for the program’s fourth term case competition and the second year field placement requirement.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Discuss current and emerging health care issues; develop effective listening, questioning and critical thinking skills, and actively engage in small group discussions with health care leaders
  2. Assume responsibility for developing a professional network
  3. Work effectively in a team and produce a professional and persuasive presentation for a case competition
  4. Develop a career strategy, write an effective resume and business letter, and perform effectively in job interviews.
  5. Identify key issues related to the importance of developing effective relationships between clinicians and hospital administrators
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation is based on class participation and written assignments.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to MHA students only

Instructor Consent:

No consent required