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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HSC 400 - Health Policy Research and Analysis

Units: 3
Healthcare is a highly complex and highly regulated industry. Using problem-based learning, students will be introduced to research and analysis of complex policy problems in healthcare. Lecture Units: 2; Activity Units: 1.

Prerequisites: HSC 315.
Equivalent Quarter Course: HSC 4010.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Explain the effectiveness of existing policies in addressing a specific issue in the healthcare system.
  2. Participate in a coordinated team effort to research and analyze the impact of existing policies on healthcare.
  3. Assess the ethical implications of existing policies.
  4. Demonstrate critical, reflective and creative thinking to solve problems.
  5. Assess the impact of selected existing policies to address an issue in the health care system on population health.
  6. Recognize environmental health policy’s impact on issues in the health care system and population health.

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