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NT 287 - Health Care Delivery Systems

Credit Hours: 1

This continuation of Health Field Orientation provides a broad understanding of the methods of delivery of healthcare in the United States. Healthcare is explored, including its history, delivery systems, manpower, distribution of resources, cost, finance, health policy, technology and future outlook.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the term, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of the health care delivery system in the United States, including knowledge of health organizations and services available in the community;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between legislation, medical care and public health;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between lifestyle decisions and health maintenance;
  • apply basic level critical thinking skills to analyze various aspects of health care delivery, such as economic, personal responsibility and the impact of technology; and
  • identify members of the health care team.

Prerequisites: NT 134
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