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HC 465 Basic Issues in Community Based Health Care Delivery
Boe, Gerard P.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

HC 465 Basic Issues in Community Based Health Care Delivery BU

Semester

S1H2006

Faculty

Boe, Gerard P.

Title

Professor of Management

Degrees/Certificates

BS - West Virginia Wesleyan College - Biologgy
MS- Ohio State University - Clinical Pathology
Ph.D.- Texas A&M University - Allied Health Teacher Education and Management

Daytime Phone

843-322-0174

E-Mail

Gerard.Boe@Park.edu

Clancy120@earthlink.net

Semester Dates

09Jan06-05Mar06

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

7:35 - 10:05 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Health Care Delivery in the United States, 8th ,ed.; Kovner and Knickmann; Springer Publishing Company


Course Description:
Historical and philosophical factors defining the functions and scope of current community and public health based health care delivery.  Introduction to the concepts of epidemiology, ecology, community needs assessment, and social and cultural influences on utilization of health care by community aggregates.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The instructors philosophy with adult learners is one of interaction in the classroom. Adult students learn best by participation and hands on activities. All students will be expected to be prepared for class discussion of the text materials each class.

Class Assessment:
Student evaluation will be through a mid-term, and final written examination; a term paper and current health reports each class.

Grading:
Examinations : 50% (mid-term 20% / final - 30%)
Term Papers -  30%
Participation/presentations - 20%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Points will be deducted for late submissions

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to behave in a mature manner. Classroom disruptions will be reported to  the course director for possible discipline.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Date      Chapter      Topic           Assignment pages

1/9/06    Introductios/ Class expectation

1/11      Chp 1          The state of health

         care delivery                         3- 10

1/16      Chp 3          Financing for Health Care

                                               46-89

1/18      Chp 4-5        Public Health/Government

                                                90-160

1/23      Chp 7-8       Acute/Chronic Care       212-270

1/25      Chp 12        Healthcare Workforce     418-464

1/30      Chp 9         Long-term care           274-325

2/1       Chp 12        Workforce

2/6                     Mid-Term Examination

2/8       Chp 17       Cost Containment          628-660

2/13      Chp 6        Comparative Systems       162-210

2/15      Chp 14       Governance,Management and

                      accountability             510-535


2/20      TERM PAPERS DUE/ Student Presentations

2/22           Case studies

2/27           Case Studies - Course Review

3/1                   Final Exmination

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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