Course Index

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HCA 465 SURVEY OF US HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS

Healthcare professionals need to have an understanding of the interaction of U.S. healthcare policies and public health science to be able to act as change agents in their professions.  How do health professionals access this information, analyze and react in ways that will improve the health and wellness of their patients?  This course will inform and ask the student to respond to the dynamic area of U.S. healthcare systems

  • Credits: 3.0

HCA 470 CLINICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Healthcare is unique in the way it is financed.  An understanding of the issues surrounding third-party payment, government programs and payment methodologies requires special effort and special resources.  This course explores the importance of practice and hospital information systems (e.g., billing, claims processing, electronic medical records, e-prescribing and productivity) as they relate to financial management of operational systems.  The specific focus is on how technology supports management of patient data, receivables, and working with various types of revenue streams.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    HCA 340

CLINICAL MAJOR PLUS GENERAL ELECTIVES

Additional credits earned may satisfy general education requirements.

  • Credits: 54.0

SCI --- SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Credits: 9.0

SSC --- SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES

Must inlcude Sociology of Culture and Psychology.

  • Credits: 6.0

HOM 591 Capstone II

Execution of an applied project integrating concepts of healthcare operations management.

  • Credits: 2.0

HOM 501 Change Management

Identify strategies to better understand and overcome resistance to change; Making a persuasive business case for change based on best practices; Developing skills for effective collaboration to garner support and buy-in at all levels.


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 502 Individual and Team Creativity

The rules, stages, approaches for individual idea generation, and processes for achieving group creativity and consensus.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 503 Managing Team and Group Dynamics

Tools for learning, comprehending, and recognizing the diverse strengths and abilities of individuals on a team and on approaches for managing an effective team. 

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 504 Organizational Learning through Mentoring/Mentorship

Skills to inspire others by modeling the positive organizational states of confidence, optimism, and resiliency.

  • Credits: 1.0