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HC 465 Bas Is in Comm Based Hlth Cr Dev
Boe, Gerard P.


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Course

HC 465 Bas Is in Comm Based Hlth Cr Dev

Semester

U1H 2010 BU

Faculty

Boe, Gerard P.

Title

Seniior Professor of Management

Degrees/Certificates

BS, West Virginia Wesleyan- Biology
MS, Ohio State Univ.,Clinical Pathology
Ph.D. - Texas A&M Univ -Allied Health Teacher Educationand Management

Daytime Phone

843-322-0174

E-Mail

Gerard. Boe@park.edu

ace.ce@embarqmail.com

Semester Dates

7 Jun - 1 Aug, 2010

Class Days

M-W

Class Time

7:35 - 10:05 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Health Care Delivery in the United States, Kovner and Knickmanm; Springer Publishinh Company

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Course Description:
HC465 Basic Issues in Community Based Health Care Delivery: 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

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Outline the philosophical and historical background of public health issues.
  2. Analyze the social, political, cultural, technological, ethical and economic forces affecting health care.
  3. Distinguish among various health financing strategies for provision of care and postulate future changes in these systems.
  4. Categorize the basic services and practices of public health care system.
  5. Assess the current and future issues in the public health care and the role of government.
  6. Interpret the relationship of specific interests in the health care industry and the effect on health policy decisions and organization and delivery of health care.
  7. Evaluate current priorities and future developments in health issues as they relate to social, political, cultural, technological, ethical and economic forces in health care delivery.


Core Assessment:

Grading:

The grading  scheme is as follows:
Mid-term = 20 points
Final exam = 30 points
Term Paper = 30 points
Participation/= 20 points
Grading Equivalent = A=100-90 ; B=89-80 ; C=79-70 ; D=69-60; Failure = 59-below
 
 
 
 

The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Introductions/ Class expectations       6/7
The State of Health Care Delivery in the US       6/9         Chapter 1
Financing for Healtth Care                                 6/14        Chapter 3
Health Care Workforce                                     6/16        Chapter 4
Comparative Health Systems                             6//21       Chapter 5
Hospitals                                                           6/23       Chapter 6
Ambulatory Care / Review                                6/28        Chapter 7
Mid-Term Examination                                      6/30
Long Term Care                                                7/5         Chapter 8
Managed Care                                                   7/7        Chapter11
Government                                                      7/12        Chapter 12
Governance and Management                           7/14        Chapter 13
Improving the Quality of Care                            7/19        Chapter 14
Assess/Cost containment                                   7/21       Chapter 15/16
Term Papers Presentation                                  7/26
Final Examination                                               7/28
 

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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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

Plagiarism:
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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 "F".
  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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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