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HSA 3111 – 100 CRN & Section: 13507 – 100 Health Delivery Systems Fall 2018 DISTANCE LEARNING Professor Information Urmala Roopnarinesingh, MSHSA, ABD [email protected] Office Hours Virtual Office via Big Blue Button Required Text and Materials Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, 3 rd Ed. Author: Nancy J. Niles Publisher: Jones & Bartlett ISBN: 9781284102888 Canvas Online This is a fully online course accessible only through FAU’s learning management system— Canvas. You must log into Canvas with your FAU ID and Password to access the materials and assignments in this course. The course is organized into weekly units with dates provided for each unit. Each week you will open a new unit to access the reading materials, PowerPoints, and other materials relevant to the week’s topic, your assignments for each week will be listed within the unit. Course Prerequisites and Credit Hours and Class Time Commitments Oral and written communication skills are required. In-class activities will require students to work in groups and provide team presentations. Not recommended for students on academic probation. This is a three (3) credit course. “According to Florida State Statute 6A-10.033, students must spend a minimum 2,250 minutes of in class time during a 3-credit course. Additionally, students enrolled in a 3-credit course are expected to spend a minimum of 4,500 minutes of out-of-class- time specifically working on course-related activities (i.e., reading assigned pieces, completing homework, preparing for exams and other assessments, reviewing class notes, etc.) and fulfilling any other class activities or duties as required.” The course schedule for this course reflects this expectation of students.
Communication Policies Announcements You are responsible for reading all announcements posted and emails sent by the instructor. Check the course announcements each time you login to be sure you have read all of them since your last login session. Course-related Questions The fastest way to get an answer to a question is via email. You may also post course- related questions to the FAQ discussion board. Asking course-related questions in this way allows other participants with the same question to benefit from the responses. Also, make sure you review this forum prior to posting a question; it may have already been asked and answered in previous posts. Except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, questions will, generally, be answered by instructors within 48 hours. Course Description This course is designed to introduce you to the organization, structure, and operation of the nation’s health care system in such a way to help you identify more effectively your present and future roles as consumer, provider, manager, decision maker, and analyst. For over 50 years, the United States has faced a health care crisis. We have struggled with the fundamental goals of providing cost-effective, high-quality care to all Americans. Yet politically, economically, and socially acceptable answers have continued to be debated and unresolved. The class examines an

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