May 30, 2024  
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HCTAL 103 - Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Systems

3 credits

This course provides an overview of the organization and structure of healthcare delivery in outpatient, inpatient, and long-term care settings. Public policy, professional roles, best practices, care coordination, legal and regulatory issues, and payment systems are addressed. Current trends in healthcare delivery in the context of health reform initiatives in New York State and the U.S. will be examined.  

Corequisite: HCTAL 102 - Exploring Health Careers  or HSERV 101 - Introduction to Social Work