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Course Details

Course Code: PBHE502 Course ID: 2691 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to give the student an in-depth understanding of the roles that government and the consumer (the patient) can, and do, play in the ever-evolving health care industry. This course places special emphasis on politics and ethics and the results when they clash, as well as how politics and ethics form the mental attitudes of decision makers. This course is rich in information on the various political and ethical dilemmas facing the patients in the new millennium.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the critical factors that will influence health and health care in the first decade of the 21st century
2. Compare, contrast, seek answers, and formulate ideas regarding health care systems
3. Evaluate health care policies and their influence on the development, operation, design and effectiveness of health care delivery systems
4. Assess the efficacy of public health programs and initiatives such as Medicare, Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)
5. Examine the effects of unhealthy lifestyles and choices on the American Health Care System
6. Understand how the overall health of a nation directs that Nation’s policy and national interests
7. Identify health care disparities in the American Health Care System and create solutions reducing the uneven ‘health care burden’ of disparate populations

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the critical factors that will influence health and health care in the first decade of the 21st century
2. Compare, contrast, seek answers, and formulate ideas regarding health care systems
3. Evaluate health care policies and their influence on the development, operation, design and effectiveness of health care delivery systems
4. Assess the efficacy of public health programs and initiatives such as Medicare, Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)
5. Examine the effects of unhealthy lifestyles and choices on the American Health Care System
6. Understand how the overall health of a nation directs that Nation’s policy and national interests
7. Identify health care disparities in the American Health Care System and create solutions reducing the uneven ‘health care burden’ of disparate populations

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.