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2012 - Winter

Graduate School (GR)

Health Care Administration (HCA)


HCA 5213
Health Policy
5213   Health Policy
Prerequisite(s): All MHA Core Courses.
   A comprehensive model of health policy analysis to include its major objectives and methods and its relationship to the field of health services research. An organizing framework is provided that integrates concepts and methods from the fields of epidemiology, economics, ethics, political science and related disciplines. Emphasis is on integrating policymaking with the major system performance objectives of effectiveness, efficiency, and equity. This course includes the impact of health policies on the health of individuals and populations, the political trade-offs and social dimensions of policy making and how future healthcare policy is likely to be affected by the political marketplace and the economy.
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01Open551N/A10198TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA2Regular
Cynthia Y. Childress
Rene L. Pryor
Fred Weigel
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5312
Issues-Internat'L Health
5312   Issues in International Health                              
   Health policies and delivery mechanisms within representative countries. Cross-cultural analytical techniques are reviewed. International health organizations, programs, and other cooperative efforts are discussed. International issues concerning environmental health, health status, and health care activities are studied.
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01Open5552N/A10205TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
David Mangelsdorff
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5318
Finance III: Financial Apps
5318   Finance III: Financial Applications                        
   This course is designed to teach healthcare leaders their role in operating, managing and directing the military and federal financial system.  The course provides in-depth knowledge of the military health system and the business case analysis approach to decision-making and builds on sound financial practices learned in HCA 5350 & HCA 5353. With an emphasis on executive-level critical thinking skills, it allows students to integrate and apply previously learned tools and abilities to military specific activities.
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01Closed550N/A10201TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Bradley Beauvais
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5330
Hlth Care Contract/Negotiatns
5330   Health Care Contracting and Negotiations                    
   The common law of contracts will be analyzed in the areas of formation, performance and discharge, breach and remedies, the statute of frauds, covenants, and third party rights. The bases of government contracting will be laid and followed by study of contract types, formation, administration, termination, remedies, and ethical problem areas. The study of negotiations will include the process and applicable techniques, strategies, and tactics.
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01Open5528N/A10202TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Karin W. Zucker
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5334
Prob in Bioethics & Hlth Law
5334   Current Problems in Bioethics and Health Law                
   The fundamentals of ethical decision making followed by study of current critical areas, such as abortion, the right to die; organ harvesting and transplanting; genetic screening, counseling, and engineering; other human subject research; and allocation of scarce resources or "the right to health care."
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01Open5555N/A10204TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Karin W. Zucker
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5392
Spec Stdy HCA-UAB Case Study
5392   Special Studies in Health Care Administration              
   Advanced work jointly planned by the professor and student in any of the various disciplines of health care administration represented by members of the graduate program faculty. The course provides students with a structured study in the selected topic area and permits advanced application of prior course work. May be repeated with a different topic for up to twelve hours credit.
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01Open5555N/A10206TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Matthew S. Krauchunas
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5392
Spcl Stdy in Clinical Concepts
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02Open5551N/A10207TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Linda W. Fisher
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5392
Special Study in Intro MEDCOM
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03Open5539N/A10208TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Kenneth R. Kovats
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5392
Spcl Study Intro to Pulbic Law
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04Open5553N/A10209TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA3Regular
Rene L. Pryor
Joseph B. Topinka
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013


HCA 5411
Quant Analy II:Decision Making
5411   Quantitative Analysis II: Decision Making with Statistics and Research
Prerequisite(s): HCA 5410.
   Advanced concepts, techniques, and technologies used in the scientific inquiry of applied clinical, administrative, and managerial research are presented. Decision-making, selection, computation, and interpretation of analytical procedures and methods are discussed. Emphasizing critical thinking and quantitative analysis, students select appropriate secondary data on a management problem and posit research questions, develop logical hypotheses linked to data and theory, and analyze and make decisions and recommendations based on findings. Advanced techniques such as power analysis, MANOVA, and logistic regression are covered. The course capstone is the group presentation of research findings in the J-Dewey Lutes research symposium.
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01Open5528N/A10203TBA0000AM - 0001AMTBA TBA4Regular
David Mangelsdorff
Forest S. Kim
Mishaw T. Cuyler
Rene L. Pryor
Start Date: 11/26/2012; End Date: 02/15/2013
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