WHO SHOULD APPLY
Public health practitioners, epidemiologists, exposure scientists, quantitative health geographers, risk assessors, students.
On completion of this course you should be able to:
- Gain a wide knowledge of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system.
- Discuss the key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples included to make important issues interesting and understandable.
- Illustrate difficult concepts and demonstrate how they could be applied to real-world situations.
- Answer a comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned
- Discuss Short descriptions of patients, physicians, and other caregivers interacting with the health care system are based on past experiences.
- Understand how the healthcare system works and how you can succeed in it.
- Develop a clearer, more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and the alternatives for managing and solving these problems.
· Introduction: The paradox of excess and deprivation
· Paying for Health Care
· Access to Health Care
· Reimbursing Health Care Providers
· How Health Care is Organized:"Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Care"
· How Health Care is Organized: "Health Delivery Systems"
· The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Professionals
· Painful versus Painless Cost Control
· Mechanisms for Controlling Costs
· Quality of Health Care
· Long-Term Care
· Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care
· Health Care Reform and National Health Insurance
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.