2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Jan 19, 2022  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)
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DDHA 8600 - Governance, Law, and Policy for Healthcare Leaders


(5 cr.)
Students in this course examine healthcare organization governance principles, health laws and mandates, and health policy issues and practice, which directly impact healthcare leaders. Using case studies and hypothetical situations, students assess leadership roles and key ethical principles and challenges underpinning healthcare organizations. Students apply an interdisciplinary approach that employs sociological, political, economic, and ethical perspectives to increase performance and assure quality in healthcare delivery. Topics include healthcare policy, advocacy, laws, mandates, contracts, and ethical obligations to provide quality healthcare by being stewards of their organization.



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