Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
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Health 307: Healthcare Delivery Systems
16 weeks (40 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 healthcare delivery systems


The course objective is to describe and analyze issues in health care system access, health care financing and ethics in health care systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • analyze the connections between personal health and the healthcare delivery system - past, present and future
  • evaluate the impact of systems, policies, and practices on the healthcare system, both nationally and globally
  • identify and understand the role of healthcare professionals/leaders in the healthcare system and the importance of ethics in both individual and system delivery
  • evaluate the roles health care costs and health care financing play in key areas such as access to care, quality of care, and current and advancing healthcare technology
  • create linkages from information to application through writings, interviews and research regarding the healthcare delivery system, its current impact and future trends

General Course Topics:

  • Connecting health with health care delivery
  • Overview of the health care system
  • Systems for health care delivery
  • Health care delivery professionals
  • Health care delivery technology
  • Health care system access
  • Health care systems: quality and ethics
  • Health care system policy and practice
  • Health care costs and financing
  • Health care delivery systems: future considerations
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials