Community Medicine (CMD)

CMD 80326     PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Public health administration comprises efforts to improve the health of communities. This course provides an overview for public health administration and practice, including organization, law, legislative relations, financing, workforce issues, leadership, and surveillance.

Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CMD 80327     HEALTHCARE LAW AND REGULATION      3 Credit Hours

Healthcare is one of the most heavily regulated industries In the united States. In order to contain spiraling costs, the federal and state governments are focusing on the individual provider conduct in the context of fraud, waste and abuse scrutiny. This course covers the underlying theories behind healthcare law and regulations as well as the specific provisions affection the organization, delivery, and payment of primary health services. Administrators and clinicians will gain a basic understanding of the regulatory environment and provisions impacting their practice.

Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in the Podiatric Medicine program.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter