hcs380 | undergraduate

Health Care Accounting

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This course provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts of accounting applied in the health care environment. Students will examine accounting practices and procedures to support managerial decision making within the health care organizations.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Financial Statements

    • Differentiate between accrual and cash accounting.
    • Prepare financial statements.
    • Prepare adjusting entries.

    Financial Statement Analysis

    • Explain ways financial information is used in health care organizations
    • Conduct a basic financial statement analysis.
    • Analyze the effects of unusual or irregular items on financial statements.

    Internal Control and Cash

    • Explain the principles of internal control.
    • Prepare bank reconciliations and adjusting entries.
    • Explain the use of cash and internal controls to prevent fraud.

    Health Care Financial Environment

    • Explain why corporations invest in stocks and debt securities.
    • Explain how debt and stock investments are reported in financial statements.
    • Analyze consolidated financial statements to make business decisions in health care.

    Accounting Environment

    • Explain the forms of business organizations and the key users of financial information.
    • Describe the relationship between financial statements and the supplemental components comprised in an annual report.
    • Explain how the accounting equation affects financial statement components.
    • Determine the effects of transactions on the accounting equation.
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