Course Descriptions - Introduction to the Canadian Health System HESA 5300   Introduction to the Canadian Health System
This course provides a brief introduction to the history, legislation, financing and payment systems, health professionals, health promotion, ethics and values, and trends (e.g. regionalization, consumerism, primary healthcare) in the Canadian healthcare system. The class is designed as an introduction to the Health Administration program. The discussion and tasks are directed toward the development of a lifelong and self-directed learning focus, the importance of networking and interpersonal skills, written and oral communication, and values. Note: Not offered in 2018-2019