HSCI 155 : Introduction to the US Health Care System

This course introduces learners to the basic foundations of U.S. health care systems to provide an understanding of the complex systems in which health care occurs. Learners are introduced to and explore health care settings, the interprofessional design in health care field, the role of the government in the health care system, how the health care system is financed, and the future of health care services. Critical thinking and the demonstrated mastery of certain practical skills deemed as essential competencies for the practice of health care are introduced and evaluated.


May take HSCI 150 as a corequisite.