Course Index

Questions about courses, descriptions or credit hours should be directed to the Registrar's Office.

BSH 340 Health Information Management

A study of the history of health records, professional ethics, the functions of a health information department, retention of records, medical forms, health information practices, and responsibilities to healthcare administration, medical staff, and other medical professionals.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 335 Principles of Managerial Accounting

Course presents accounting information used for internal business management.  Focus is on planning, controlling and evaluating company performance.  Content includes budgeting, job costing, product pricing, breakeven analysis, standard costing, and decision models.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 330 Microeconomics

This course will cover basic economic concepts important for the study in healthcare economics, why healthcare is different from other good, aspects of the US healthcare market, healthcare reform, as well as basic economic evaluation techniques. The course presents a straightforward and unbiased approach to the application of basic core principles of microeconomics.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 325 Budgeting and Forecasting

The focus of this course is on the budget process for health care organizations. Participants are exposed to specific techniques of health care budgeting and variance analysis. This course accomplishes its objectives by covering a wide range of budgeting topics from introductory through advanced.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 320 Marketing in Healthcare

This course involves analysis, evaluation, and implementation of marketing strategies within health care and managed-care environments. Designed to develop skills in segmenting customer and medical markets, brand products and services, enhance a communication strategy to the consumer, and develop pricing approaches. Methods and models of marketing fundamentals will be introduced.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 315 Principles of Financial Accounting

Financial accounting examines accounting concepts, the accounting model, measurement processes, financial statements, financial analysis, the accounting cycle, monetary and fixed assets, inventory, current and long-term liabilities and equity structures of partnerships, proprietorships and corporations.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 310 Human Resources

This course explores the function of human resources within the healthcare organization. The focus of the course is on the development of skills that the department leader needs for effective management of personnel. Subjects include strategies to attract, hire, and retain high quality employees, compensation and benefit packages, productivity, and employee development, evaluation and training, as well as existing laws and policies surrounding employee relations.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 305 Strategic Management for Health Professionals

This courses explores basic theories and concepts related to management and strategic planning. Topics include healthcare management, conflict management and resolution, effective communication in the workplace, and strategic planning tools and processes.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 300 Survey of U.S. Health Care Systems

This course will explore the basic foundation in which healthcare is delivered in the U.S.  Topics include the delivery, financing, and regulation within healthcare systems.   Health care professionals need to have an understanding of the interaction of U.S. health care policies and public health science to be able to act as change agents in their professions.

  • Credits: 3.0

CMA 477 MEDICAL ASSISTANT BRIDGE COURSE

This course is designed to meet the needs of students who have left the NMC Medical Assistant Program for one semester or longer. Emphasis is placed on assessment of theoretical knowledge, laboratory and clinical skills necessary for the student to continue to progress in the Medical Assistant Program. Students may be assigned to a clinical, didactic or laboratory experience. The plan of study will be developed by the Program Director upon completion of a student assessment (this may include, but is not limited to, curriculum review, skills assessment, completion of an Academic Development Plan, etc.). Credit hours will be determined by the amount of work that is necessary for the student to ensure competency at the appropriate level to progress in the program.

  • Credits: 20 - 80 clock hours