HCPI - Healthcare Prof Core In

HCPI 557 Contemporary Healthcare Issues

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

This course explores contemporary healthcare issues that affect the medical and dental needs of special care patients. The healthcare issues are examined within historic, economic, and philosophical contexts and students will analyze those that affect individuals with special healthcare needs.

HCPI 651/NURS 651 Healthcare Quality Improvement and Informatics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of health care from the viewpoint of quality improvement and health care informatics; uses the science of quality measurement and improvement in conjunction with information science to propose a quality improvement initiative; legal and ethical implications of current trends in information technology and safety.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.
Cross Listing: NURS 651/HCPI 651.

HCPI 652/NURS 652 Scholarship: Integration and Application

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Integrates theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research and interprofessional perspectives using translational processes to improve patient outcomes; application of available evidence to interdisciplinary clinical practice; identification of gaps in knowledge; development of a spirit of inquiry and lifelong scholarship.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.
Cross Listing: NURS 652/HCPI 652.

HCPI 655 Leadership and Health Policy I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Emphasis on leadership skills while focusing on ethical decision making and effective working relationships within an organization; preparation for the health profession leader to intervene at the system level through the policy development process; advocacy strategies to influence health and health care.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

HCPI 656/NURS 656 Leadership and Health Policy II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development of skills essential to leadership and policy processes, including communication, collaboration, negotiation, delegation and coordination by applying systems theory and complexity science will be promoted; preparation to assume a leadership role in the management and evaluation of human, fiscal and physical health resources; develop skills in political efficacy and the ability to improve the systems and population outcomes through the development of health policy.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.
Cross Listing: NURS 656/HCPI 656.

HCPI 658 Survey Research

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development of knowledge and skills necessary to plan, conduct and evaluate survey research as well as write a survey research proposal.