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The Healthcare Systems
The course introduces participants to the organization and operation of the health systems of Canada. The initial section focuses on the client as the consumer of health services. Discussion is focused on the historical concepts of the provider-client relationships; integrated client-centered care. Also examined are major institutional and community components and the interrelationships; role of governments and the health professions in shaping the current system; funding; planning for healthcare; the impact of access to services with the shift from the institutionally-based illness model with curative technology to a wellness model stressing client rights, community development and health promotion in a climate of the learning organization with quality improvement initiatives.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
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- HIM 301 - Healthcare Information Analysis
- HIM 303 - Intro to Health Coding Classification
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- HSM 308 - Project Management - Long Term Care
- HSM 309 - Trends in Long Term Care Service Delivery
- Health Administration
- Hospitality and Tourism Management Professionally-Related Table II
- Minor in Health Services Management
- Open Elective Table