HC 465 Basic Issues in Community Based Health Care Delivery BU
Boe, Gerard P.
Professor of Management
BS - West Virginia Wesleyan College - BiologgyMS- Ohio State University - Clinical PathologyPh.D.- Texas A&M University - Allied Health Teacher Education and Management
7:35 - 10:05 PM
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
1/18 Chp 4-5 Public Health/Government
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
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.
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 .