Health Care Administration (HCAD)

HCAD 5312  The Health Care System  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

FOCUS ON THE MAJOR COMPONENTS OF THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND RELATED ISSUES IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CARE DELIVERY. POLICY INFORMATION AND POLITICAL ISSUES ARE DISCUSSED.

HCAD 5320  Health Economics and Policy  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF CLASSICAL AND MODERN ECONOMIC THEORY, PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES APPLICABLE TO THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC POLICY.

HCAD 5325  Health Care Financial Management  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

OVERVIEW OF CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES AND USES OF BASIC ACCOUNTING AND BUDGETING INFORMATION FOR THE HEALTH CARE MANAGER. FOCUSES ON PROVIDING THE NURSE ADMINISTRATOR WITH A BASIS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE FISCAL STATUS OF A HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION; INCLUDES 45 HOURS OF LABORATORY TIME TO STRENGTHEN FINANCIAL SKILLS INCLUDING ROI, BUDGET DEVELOPMENT, FTES AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS. THIS COURSE IS CROSS-LISTED WITH NURS 5360. THIS COURSE IS DELIVERED THROUGH ONLINE TECHNOLOGY.

HCAD 5330  Health Law and Ethics  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A STUDY OF THE LEGAL AND RELATED ETHICAL ASPECTS OF THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM INCLUDING GOVERNING BOARDS, LIABILITIES, CONSENT AND MALPRACTICE AS WELL AS OTHER RELATED TOPICS. CURRENT GOVERNMENTAL, STATE AND OTHER REGULATING BODIES ARE PRESENTED.

HCAD 5390  Health Care Selected Topics  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

IN-DEPTH STUDY AND DISCUSSION OF VARIOUS TOPICS RELEVANT TO HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION. MAY BE REPEATED WHEN TOPICS VARY.

HCAD 5396  Directed Independent Study  
1-3 Semester Credit Hours  

SEE COLLEGE DESCRIPTION.