ERIC Number: ED081305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
The Health Policy Elective Course. Final Report.
Institute for the Study of Health and Society, Washington, DC.
This document describes the background and design of a multidisciplinary health policy elective course. The course is designed to study alternatives for decisionmaking in health policy, and to understand how changes can be made in the delivery of health care. Following introductory material, the course syllabus, bibliography, faculty, preceptorships, students, student projects, and evaluation procedures are described. The Health Policy Elective Course was conducted twice and (1) established a pattern of health community participation and speaker participation in the courses using them as resource persons, (2) presented an opportunity for students to work together, (3) increased student understanding of policies and policymakers, (4) created a large corps of people who believe in a health policy course, and (5) created a good deal of interest in developing this type of program at other schools. (MJM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower Education.
Authoring Institution: Institute for the Study of Health and Society, Washington, DC.