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ATTR 812 Health Care Administration

ATTR 812.  Health Care Administration.  2 Credits.     

Contemporary issues in health care which impact the practice of athletic training in the health care system. Changes in the US health care system will be discussed, including managed care, plus essential elements and principles of management in health care organizations, and an overview of human resources and operational management. Financial management specifically reimbursement for patient services, risk management, information management, and compliance will be discussed. Discussion of professional development is intertwined throughout the course. Students will be exposed to business development and entrepreneurial skills needed to practice. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the first 3 semesters of the MSAT curriculum or permission of instructor.