Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Critical Issues in Healthcare HSC 311
July 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the critical issues in the U.S. healthcare system; justify the need for efficiency and efficacy in the delivery of health services; examine the need to reform the present healthcare system; assess the use of leadership skills to improve healthcare; evaluate the major challenges found in responding to changes in the healthcare system; evaluate the need for better communication skills among healthcare managers; analyze the challenges involved in managing physicians; assess labor market challenges and recruitment issues for healthcare jobs; apply the principles of ethics and meet regulatory requirements in healthcare; develop a case for value-based healthcare.
Major topics taught in this course include: The major issues and challenges facing the current healthcare system in the U.S., including changes, communication improvements, and value-based healthcare.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Science, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration (7/22).