Course Index

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EDD 750 Health Care Finance

This course provides the basics of economic theory, market drivers and restraints, health care finance & reimbursement, cost/benefit analysis and health care entrepreneurism. The financial environment of health care and how it impacts the advanced health professional role is examined. The relationship between health care economics, health policy, program development, and clinical practice is explored.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 694 Teaching, Learning & Instructional Methods

This course provides the foundation in educational principles for the health professional. Learning theories and best practices provide the basis for analyzing the concept of learning in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains. Teaching strategies to facilitate student learning in the classroom, clinical, practice, and online environment will be examined. Legal, ethical, and professional faculty responsibilities in higher education are explored.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 890 Capstone IV

This is the last of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. This course will focus on translation and dissemination of capstone project findings.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 590 Capstone I

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

  • Credits: 2.0

HOM 582 Research for Information Synthesis

Strategies underpinning using research as an effect approach for the exploration of professional issues.  Emphasis will be on developing a critical eye to evaluate and synthesize information for professional application.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 581 Healthcare Information Systems

Exploration of the software and hardware issues involved in people and healthcare organizations use to collect, filter, process, create, and distribute data.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 580 Medical Informatics: Privacy and Security of Health Information

Balancing the need for access to information for business and patient care needs with the need to protect the security and confidentiality of that same information.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 571 Communication Strategies

Development of communications nuances.  Topics include: negotiation skills, effective listening strategies, how to read a situation and identifying a core message, interpreting body language.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 570 Professional Writing

Effective communication strategies using memos, e-mails, letters, and reports.  An emphasis is on best practices for defining a clear and tailored professional message.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 565 Healthcare Ethics

  • Credits: 1.0