NLX 472 - Ethics and Public Mission in Contemporary Health Systems
3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )
- None. Matriculated in program or by permission of instructor.
- In this course, students examine the delivery of health care and wellness services through analysis of an integrated delivery system. Emphasis is given to the public mission of health care networks, their constituent organizations, and the flow of populations across system levels. Students examine modes for delivery of health promotion, disease management, and acute care services. They identify access barriers, disparities in health utilization and outcomes, and gaps in service. Students explore critical issues confronting health systems in 21st century society.