HEA 100: Introduction Health Care Systems

Class Program
Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
Social Science

This course provides students with an overview and analysis of the American health care delivery system. Cultural, political, economic and environmental factors that affect health care delivery are explored from a variety of perspectives. Specific internal and external forces influencing health care delivery are discussed. Examination of structure, organization, function and roles provide students with an introduction to the complexity of and unique characteristics of the system. Health care systems from other countries are examined from a comparative point of view.

Semester Offered
Offered fall and spring