Courses of Study 2019-2020 
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Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 1600 - The Business of Modern Medicine

Fall. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

R. Karpman.

Medicine as practiced today is no longer just a profession. It has become a multi trillion dollar business. The purpose of this lecture series is to present the changes that have occurred in medical practice through the eyes of someone who has lived and practiced medicine during these tumultuous times. Students will gain a better understanding of how third-party payers, the government and other regulatory agencies, new technology, and entrepreneurship have impacted the medical profession and healthcare in general. Upon completion of the course, students will have the capacity to asses their future career paths not only from a scientific, but a business perspective.

Outcome 1: Make strategic decisions regarding future healthcare careers

Outcome 2: Articulate the role that business has and will play in the health professions.

Outcome 3: Develop a pro-active mindset in the constantly changing healthcare environment.

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