Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 517 Healthcare Policy & Delivery




Acceptance into 1st Year Pharmacy (Recommended, Previous).

Course Description

Learners will become familiar with aspects of public health, health services, healthcare law and policy, including health services administration, environmental health, and health promotion. They will be exposed to and gain understanding of the roles of public and private insurers, managed care, the pharmaceutical industry, and indigent care programs in health care delivery at a local, national and international level. Learners will be introduced to the incidence and problems associated with misuse and abuse in the health care system.


Fall Only