Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
HFMA-0001
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
Self-paced. 16 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Health Care Finance
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to develop business acumen needed to work collaboratively in today's multidisciplinary health care business environment. The term 'business acumen' denotes the ability to make sound business judgements rooted in fiscal literacy and a comprehensive understanding of the health care business environment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • contextualize the business strategy of health care entities
  • utilize an inter-disciplinary approach to managing health care costs
  • articulate and specify the business impact of major health care reforms
  • utilize health care fiscal literacy in business decision making

General Course Topics:

  • Healthcare finance - the big picture
  • Financial accounting concepts
  • Cost analysis principles
  • Strategic financial issues
  • Managing financial resources
  • Looking to the future
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials