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Fall 2002


Course syllabus for HLAD 701 Medical Care in Society: Health, Ethics and Leadership

Course description: Overview of the field focusing on the social, behavioral, and ethical aspects of the health system. Covers such topics as epidemiology, health, and illness, the sick role, the utilization of health services, and the determinants of health. The course will focus on emerging trends in health administration, such as the need to understand the ethical implication of resource issues and the requirement of acquiring leadership skills to help reform the health care system from within.