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Policy And Regulation In Health Care

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This course will focus on an analysis of health policy and its influence on health care delivery systems. The student will examine the structure and function of legislative and regulatory bodies, governance, public relations, and global health care issues. The course promotes the concepts of leadership to inform advocacy, policy formation and implementation through the lens of ethics, social justice and evidence. Competencies: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    International Health Care Policy and Health Care Systems

    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 8]

    Health Care in America: Policy and Politics

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 1]

    Health Care Financing and Delivery: The Role of Government

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 2]

    Health Care Financing and Delivery: Private Insurance and Managed Care

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 3]

    Health Care Stakeholders: Payers, Providers and Patients

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 4]

    Access to Health Care: Quality and Disparities

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 5]

    Health Care Policy: Advocacy, Formulation and Reform

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 6]

    Implementation of Health Care Policy

    • Competency A: Analyze the foundations of health care delivery in the United States. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care policy and delivery systems. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Apply leadership concepts to the development, implementation, and advocacy of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Design health care policy addressing health disparities based on ethics, social justice, and evidence. [Wk 7]
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