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Current Term Classes - BPHM

 

Summer 2020

Class registration opens on April 2. Registration in BPHM classes is open to students enrolled in the degree program. Others may register with program permission as Community Scholars.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change. For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search

BPHM | Undergraduate

PSHM 3080: Legal and Ethical Decision-Making in Health Care
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 19 - Aug 4 | Restricted to BPHM students
Provides an overview of the laws governing health care institutions and the ethical dilemmas facing health care managers and providers; reviews ethical principles utilized to examine health care issues. Evaluates the procedures followed by health care organizations in making legal and ethical decisions; addresses such contemporary issues as cloning, euthanasia, and organ donation. Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS program.
Stephen Oliver | 3 UG credits

PSHM 3805: Health Information Systems and Applications
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:30pm | May 21 - Aug 6 | Restricted to BPHM students
Introduces foundational knowledge and emerging trends in health informatics, and examines how information systems can be utilized to improve patient care, health outcomes, efficiency, and quality. Provides knowledge on how health informatics can enhance evidence-based decision making, cost-management, and performance; analyzes key issues in data management, and confidentiality in health informatics. Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.
Kevin Jackson | 3 UG credits

PSHM 4200: Women’s Health Issues: Access, Treatment and Policy
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 20 - Aug 5 | Restricted to BPHM and BIS students
Approaches issues related to women, gender, and health from various interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives. Examines the role of the medical profession, public health professionals, activists and social institutions in constructing discourses and knowledge about women and health; emphasizes the biological, social, economic, behavioral, and political factors associated with women’s health. Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.
Maria Kronenburg | 3 UG credits

PSHM 4800: Health Sciences Management Internship I
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 19 - Aug 4 | Restricted to BPHM and BIS students
Provides opportunity for students to apply knowledge & skills in health care management, administration, research and policy in real-world health care setting. Exposes students to other health care organizations & professionals, and various pressures that affect decision-making in the field. Challenges students to identify and develop new skills, alongside their personal career path & goals. Prerequisite: Final year of BPHM Program
Maria Kronenburg | 3 UG credits

PSHM 4801: Health Sciences Management Internship II
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 19 - Aug 4 | Restricted to BPHM and BIS students
Provides opportunity for students to apply knowledge & skills in health care management, administration, research and policy in real-world health care setting. Exposes students to other health care organizations & professionals, and various pressures that affect decision-making in the field. Challenges students to identify and develop new skills, alongside their personal career path & goals. Prerequisite: Final year of BPHM Program.
Maria Kronenburg | 3 UG credits

BPHM students may take the following online BIS courses to meet their general education requirements in Humanities and Social Sciences:

ISHU 3080: Islam
Online Synchronous | Thursdays; 6-9:45pm | Jun 4 - Aug 6
Provides students with refined knowledge which is relevant in both the professional and private spheres. Focusing on both the history of Islam, from its founding through the present day, and (more specifically) on the principles of Islam and how different Muslim theologians and statesmen have interpreted and applied those principles throughout Islam’s history. The course is a purposeful mix of anthropology, history and political science.
Luke Wright | 3 UG credits

ISLS 3620: Ritual and Becoming in the Arts of Africa
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6-9:45pm | Jun 3 - Aug 5
Examines the traditional arts produced on the African continent such as painting, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, architecture, and body modification as they are incorporated into age-grade initiation, fertility ceremonies and curative rituals.
Julia May | 3 UG credits

*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions. They will be recorded for those unable to attend a synchronous meeting for viewing at a later time.

* 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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Jackie Maier

BACHELOR OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES IN HEALTH SCIENCES MANAGEMENT

Like many SCPS students, Jackie saw her path to promotion blocked by the absence of a four-year degree on her resumé. As a licensed physical therapist assistant, she found that the health sciences program was a perfect fit for her interests and career aspirations. She was able to transfer credits earned in her applied science associate’s degree program, and is now well on her way to assuming a management role in her field.

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