Description
ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE
This course is intended as a survey of current health care issues in the United States and will focus on major trends, issues and problems facing health care professionals and policy makers. In particular, an overview of the US health care system, the role of government, its payers (public and private), health policy, regulatory and accrediting bodies, and an analysis of timely challenges and issues are discussed. Specific topics covered are intended to be representative (not all inclusive) of public and/or service delivery issues widely discussed in current literature. Class participation and assignments will focus on application of principles discussed to current and emerging issues.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
REHSCI 1240
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physical Therapy
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PLAN: Rehabilitation Science (BS, BSH, BPH)
Typically Offered
Fall