Classes in HLSA
|HLSA601||Introduction to Health Systems (3 credits)|
|Formerly: HLTH688A or HLTH740. Not open to students who have completed HLTH688A or HLTH740. Credit will be granted for only one of the following: HLSA601, HLTH688A, or HLTH740. Management and leadership skills for effective public health planning, organization, management and administration. Emphasis is on the role of institutions in learning and behavioral change process, organizational theory, administration management, and coordinating provision of community health services. Also offered as HLTH740.|
|HLSA689||Field Work in Aging (1 credits)|
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Health Services Administration department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Formerly: SPHL688.
Individual instruction course.
|HLSA702||Policy and Politics of Health (3 credits)|
|Organizational and financial components of teh U.S. health care system, including social and political forces that bind the system. Advanced political analysis of the health care system, including key issues and problems.|
|HLSA711||Health Economics and Analysis (3 credits)|
|Provides an analysis of health and health care services as economic goods. Using microeconomic theories, we will examine the behavior of health care providers, consumers, markets, and firms.|
|HLSA740||Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing (3 credits)|
|For HSLA majors only. Provides an understanding of strategic management and marketing enabling the student to lead the process of strategic planning in a health care organization. By conducting a marketing and strategic planning process, health care organizations are better able to cope with dramatic changes in technological, social, political, regulatory, and competitive aspects of the health care market. Through course reading, class discussion, analyses of secondary quantitative and qualitative data, and presentation of case studies, students gain a thorough understanding of the process of strategic management.|
|HLSA772||Healthcare Leadership and Communications (3 credits)|
|Health care administrators rely on transformational leadership skills and insights to help their organizations rise to the social financial, public health, and technological challenges of the future. Students will assess and develop their leadership strengths, apply key leadership communication principles, and critically analyze relevent leadership models, exploring their utility in addressing key leadership issues in health care organizations. An underlying theme will be the identification of core values involved in health care delivery, integration of those values in personal and organizational missions, and effective communication to stakeholders.|
|HLSA775||Public Health Research (3 credits)|
|Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health; or permission of instructor. Provides an interdisciplinary approach to gaining an understanding of and acquiring the skills to conduct public health research. This course covers policy and social issues, theory, and methods of evaluation and participatory research, from simple community based health programs to large-scale interventions. The course emphasizes experimental and quasi-experimental designs to estimate program impact as well as evaluation of program implementation. Case studies drawn from the public health field illustrate various types of evaluations and participatory research initiatives. Lectures, interactive discussions, group projects, individual projects and related assignments.|
|HLSA785||(PermReq)Internship in Public Health (3 credits)|
|Prerequisite: permission of department. Internship and seminar providing an opportunity to apply previously acquired knowledge and skills in a health or allied health organization. Setting of the internship will depend upon the student's background and career goals.|
|HLSA787||Distrust, Race & Research: Overview of Minority Health and Disparities Research (3 credits)|
|Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health; or permission of instructor. A critical analysis of historical, political, economic, social, cultural, and environmental conditions that have produced an inequitable health status for racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.|
|HLSA790||Advanced Methods in Health Services Research (3 credits)|
|Prerequisite: EPIB650 and EPIB651; or consent of instructor. Provides an in-depth examination of health services research literature with emphasis on methodological scrutiny and application of methods beyond linear regression such as categorical regression, survival analysis, selection issues, and endogeniety. Seminar course will meet in dept conference room: HHP2367.|
|HLSA792||Health Services Portfolio Seminar I (3 credits)|
Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health; or permission of instructor.
Assists doctoral pre-candidates at the end of their coursework with completing the required research portfolio requirements.