HCA 1000

Introduction to Health Care Administration

3 Credits

Prerequisites: Completion of ENG 1510, ENG 1520, or ENG 2200 with a "C" or better; or consent of program coordinator/designee

The student will be introduced to the basic administrative aspects of health care facilities. The student will discuss the roles of Medicare and Medicaid, components of licensing and certification; administrative responsibilities, physical plant design, patient safety and social services. The various types of health care facilities will also be examined.