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2011 - Summer

Graduate School (GR)

Health Care Administration (HCA)


HCA 5105
Ethics in Health Care
5105   Ethics in Health Care                                      
   This course begins with discussion of the major critical principles in bioethics and models for ethical decision-making and is followed by topical readings and discussion in the five core competencies is ethics recommended by the National Summit on the Future of Education and Practice in Health Management and Policy.
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01Open10055N/A17958TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA1Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Douglas C. Swift
Start Date: 06/20/2011; End Date: 09/02/2011


HCA 5301
U.S. Health Care Systems
5301   U. S. Health Care Systems                                  
   Conceptual dimensions for health services organizations/systems at the macro and micro level are considered. Various aspects of health delivery systems are examined including clinics and hospitals, as well as managed care systems and other third party payers. Provides a conceptual framework for identifying, analyzing, evaluating and managing factors that influence the design, structure and effective operation of hospitals and other health care organizations. Material for this course considers a historical perspective and is drawn from a variety of disciplines, including economics, sociology, and the behavioral and biological sciences.
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01Open10055N/A17959TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Forest S. Kim
Rene L. Pryor
Lawrence M. Johnson
Start Date: 06/20/2011; End Date: 09/02/2011


HCA 5317
Hlth Mgt Information Systems
5317   Health Management Information Systems                      
   Studies focus on information technology and systems, including historical development, for conceptual understanding of the evolution from reporting accounting data to newer broad-based information support applications in the delivery of health care. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental principles of collecting and analyzing data for the production of information that supports management, operations, planning and decision making. Discussion of case studies, including health care examples, leads to an understanding of appropriate and cost-effective applications of technology. Analytical study of a health care system and the design of a current medical information support system synthesize the content of the course.
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01Open10055N/A17960TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Mark Mellott
Start Date: 06/20/2011; End Date: 09/02/2011


HCA 5350
FIN I:Fincl/Mgt Acc Hlthcare
5350   Finance I: Financial and Managerial Accounting in Healthcare Organizations
   Purpose and methods of financial accounting (including for-profit, and government), function and organization of the financial resource department, and special industry characteristics affecting financial management (to include third party payers and insurers, price or rate setting and cost shifting, taxation and healthcare incentives, and alternative organizations.
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01Open10055N/A17962TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Matthew S. Krauchunas
Start Date: 06/20/2011; End Date: 09/02/2011


HCA 5410
Quant Analysis I: Stats/Res
5410   Quantitative Analysis I: Statistics and Research Methods for Health Care Administration
   Basic research method techniques and common statistical applications are presented. Statistical techniques for problem-solving and decision-making including theoretical and applied statistical and quantitative skills to understand, conduct and evaluate managerial research. Topics to be investigated include measurement theory, the scientific method, the research process, experimental design, hypothesis construction and testing, critical evaluation of research, questionnaire construction, rating scales, sampling, indices of validity and reliability, data collection, coding, and reduction. Concepts of functional relationships, descriptive measures, probability distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, inference, chi-square, student's t-test, correlation, regression, and analysis of variance are discussed.
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01Open10055N/A17961TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA4Regular
Cynthia Y. Childress
Rene L. Pryor
Matthew S. Krauchunas
Start Date: 06/20/2011; End Date: 09/02/2011
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