January 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2020  
January 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HCA 610 - Health Policy and Management

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to guide students in evaluating healthcare policy issues that impact decision making and outcomes in healthcare. Students will explore healthcare delivery systems and analyze issues which impact the delivery of healthcare and nursing at global, national, and state levels of government. Students will analyze the development, formulation, and implementation of policies and related economic issues that can influence healthcare practice today. In addition, the course includes topics such as the relationship between healthcare providers and patients, insurance policies, quality management, legislative liability issues, ethical decision making, and other policy issues. 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisites: NU 560 - Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice .  Corequisites: None.