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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HA 317 - Long-Term Care

This course introduces you to the continuum of long-term care services, including the roles of financing, health policy, and payment mechanisms. Specific attention will be given to the needs of the growing aging population in the United States and related concepts of “aging in place,” social support, mental health, quality of life, and autonomy. This course explores many facets of long-term care facility operations and the skills necessary for long-term care administrators to deliver safe, patient-centered, cost-effective services. Other topics include community-based long-term care services, the value of informal care, and the laws and regulations governing the long-term care industry.

Credits: 3