Current Term Classes - BPHM

Spring 2022

Class registration opens on November 29th (may be subject to change). Registration in BPHM classes is open to students enrolled in the degree program. Others may register with program permission as Community Scholars. Community Scholar registration opens TBA.

PSHM 4300: Introduction to Population Health: Programs, Policy & Epidemiology   
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 20 - Apr 28 | No class Mar 10 (Spring Break)
Examines health issues from a population health perspective of policy and programs; introduces students to principles of population health practice with emphasis on history, philosophy and scope. Examines how health care delivery systems, public health agencies and community organizations work together to develop interventions to improve the health outcomes in the various communities they serve.  Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.               
Maria Kronenburg | 3 UG credits | Required

PSHM 4600: Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer Service
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 7-9:45pm | Jan 19 - Apr 27 | No class Mar 9 (Spring Break)   
Explores the concepts and organizational factors that impact service delivery and quality in health care.  It emphasizes service excellence and resources to improve customer service and quality of services. It will also focus on the concepts, theories, practices, tools, and strategies for quality improvement and quality management in health care organizations and in service delivery. Prerequisite: Completion of PSHM 3010               
Kevin Jackson | 3 UG credits | Required

PSHM 4700: Economics and Finance of Health Care       
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 25 - May 3 | No class Mar 8 (Spring Break)
Provides basic overview of economic and financial management concepts in health care. Introduces important economic concepts and issues in health care including market factors, production, costs, labor issues, and economic evaluation. Provides an overview of basic financial management principles, capital planning, financial statements, and budgeting in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.                           
Mark Erath | 3 UG credits | Required

PSHM 4950: Capstone II: Health Sciences Management Project Implementation             
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 24 - May 2 | No class Mar 7 (Spring Break)   
Focuses on the successful completion of the student's capstone project proposed in PSHM 4900 Capstone Course I. Integrates the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired in the BPHM degree program and applies them to a problem or opportunity for improvement in the healthcare management field. Students conduct a project in a real world healthcare management setting. Prerequisite: PSHM 4900                           
Maria Kronenburg | 2 UG credits | Required

IT 3220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology             
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 19 - May 3 | Synchronous sessions, Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm; Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.   
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter's Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage.               
Lisa Wentzel | 3 UG credits | Required

* Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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