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Health Care Administration
Health Informatics and Administration Chair: Priya Nambisan, NWQ Building B Room 6410, nambisap@uwm.edu
Undergraduate Program Director: Kathleen Olewinski, NWQ Building B Room 6432, (414) 229-7110, kmo@uwm.edu
MHA Program Director: Jennifer Fink, NWQ Building B Room 6455, (414) 229-7533, jtfink@uwm.edu
Healthcare Informatics Program Director: Rohit Kate, NWQ Building B Room 6473, katerj@uwm.edu

Student Advising: NWQ Building B , 6th Floor (414) 229-2758 NOTE: Students who are absent during first week of classes without instructor's permission may forfeit a place in class. Students will still be held responsible for dropping the class. COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES INTRODUCTORY/TOPICS COURSES: BMS 101 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Sciences; BMS 205(NS) Introduction to Diagnostic Medicine; BMS 232 Introduction to Nutrition; BMS 260(SS) Introduction to Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches; BMS 281 Dead Men Do Tell Tales: An Introduction to Forensic Science; COMSDIS 210(SS) Survey of Communication Disorders; HS 101 Introduction to Health and Disease; HS 105 (SS) Survey of the Health Professions; HCA 203(SS) Human Life Cycle; HS 222 Language of Medicine; HS 224 Computational Tools for Healthcare Professionals; KIN 200 Introduction to Kinesiology; KIN 230(NS) Health Aspects of Exercise and Nutrition; THERREC 203 Recreation as a Therapeutic Intervention, THERREC 103(HU) Introduction to Leisure
FORENSIC SCIENCES
Interdisciplinary certificate programs in forensic sciences are offered by the College of Health Sciences in cooperation with the College of Letters & Sciences and Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. For a listing of courses offered in the programs this semester, see the Forensic Sciences listing toward the end of this Schedule.
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HCA-203: Human Life Cycle (3 units; U ; SS)

Views of leading theorists and recent research in the field of human development will be presented with emphasis on biopsychosocial aspects of the five major stages of development from prenatal through senescence.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 51126 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Smuckler, Nancy END 107  
SS   3 LEC 292 52133 - 01/22-05/10 Smuckler, Nancy ONLINE WEB  
Course conducted completely on-line following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-212: Drugs Used and Abused (3 units; U ; SS)

An introduction to the mechanisms, actions, uses and abuses of selected licit and illicit drugs from a public health perspective.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 291 51210 - 01/22-05/10 Morris, George ONLINE WEB  
Course conducted completely on-line following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-220: Leading Healthcare Professionals (3 units; U )

Introduction to effective healthcare leadership of self, others, and groups in complex healthcare settings. Emphasis on leader understanding own temperament and values and healthcare context.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52137 9:30 AM-12:15 PM F 01/22-05/10 Ravvaz, Kourosh NWQ 1921  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 292 51203 - 01/22-05/10 Eckberg, Shanna ONLINE WEB  
Course conducted completely on-line following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition is assessed for this section. Internet access required.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-245: Client Diversity in Health Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Interdisciplinary instruction on effective service delivery in the health sciences to culturally diverse individuals and families. Emphasis on the complexity of an individual's cultural identity.

Notes:
BMS(C L Sci)/ComSDis/HCA/Kin(HMS)/OccThpy/TherRec 245 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: soph st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 51735 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Eells, Janis CUN 151  
CD,SS           MW   Heintz, Brittany    
CD,SS           MW   Nambisan, Priya    
Course is 30% on-line.
BMS/ComSDis/HCA/KIN/OccThpy/TherRec 245 LEC 001 are taught together and have a combined enrollment limit.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-297: Study Abroad (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance to Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 43445 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

HCA-307: Epidemiology for the Health Sciences (3 units; U )

Introduction to the etiology and distribution of disease and risk factors associated with the determination of disease; applications of epidemiology to the health science professions.

Notes:
Prereq: HMS 270(P) or MthStat 215(P)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51156 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Morris, George END 107  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 52671 - 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-333: Health Organizations Professional Practice Standards (2 units; U )

Overview of regulatory statutes, licensure requirements, accreditation and other professional practice standards that affect healthcare organizations.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st in Hlth Sci or minor in HCA.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001 51174 5:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Frediani, Robert HLT 180  
  (FEE) 2 LEC 202 52672 - 01/22-05/10 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $185 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-340: Healthcare Process Measurement (3 units; U )

Compilation and presentation of healthcare statistics; use of statistical analysis and graphic presentation of data to examine healthcare processes and support decision-making.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st in HlthSci; HMS 270(P) or MthStat 215(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51158 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Olewinski, Kathleen NWQ 1921  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 52673 - 01/22-05/10 Schultz, Spencer ONLINE WEB  
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-460: Healthcare Reimbursement Systems and Policies (3 units; U )

History and functioning of healthcare reimbursement systems. Emphasis on the policies and procedures of government and major third party systems.

Notes:
Prereq: HCA 421(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51294 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Trinh, Hanh BOL B79  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 52674 - 01/22-05/10 Soczynski, Paul ONLINE WEB  
Course conducted completely on-line following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-497: Study Abroad (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance to Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 43444 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

HCA-502: Healthcare Delivery Systems: National and International Perspectives (3 units; U )

An analysis of health delivery systems in the U.S. and abroad.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & completion of HS 102(HCA 102)(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51157 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Trinh, Hanh LUB N126  
    3 LEC 002 55381 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Nguyen, Lien NWQ G596  

HCA-520: Clinical Practicum (3 units; U )

Assignments to local health information centers for practical experience; weekly meetings and projects also required.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st in HCA.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 901 53405 - 01/22-05/10 Olewinski, Kathleen OFF CAMPUS  

HCA-540: Health Information Professional Practice (4 units; U )

Four-week professional practice working with and under supervision of an information manager. Pre-practice meetings and post-practice seminar.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st in HCA, HCA 520 (HIA 520)(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 FLD 901 53406 - 01/22-05/10 Olewinski, Kathleen OFF CAMPUS  

HCA-541: Healthcare Information Systems Analysis and Design (3 units; U/G )

Overview of health facility computerized information systems. Information systems theory, systems analysis, and implementation of computer systems from a managerial/planning perspective.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, HCA 537(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51180 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/22-05/10 Steber, Dale END 107  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 52140 - 01/22-05/10 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  
Course taught completely online following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.

HCA-580: Health Care Administration Internship (4 units; U )

Capstone course/Internship experience with administrators in health care agencies and health-related organizations (e.g., hospitals/health systems, ambulatory care/group practices, managed care, rehabilitation facilities, residential/long-term care).

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 12 cr. Prereq: sr st in HCA prog & cons internship coordinator.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 FLD 901 51127 - 01/22-05/10 Olewinski, Kathleen OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    4 FLD 902 51212 - 01/22-05/10 Olewinski, Kathleen OFF CAMPUS  
This section available only to students who have already completed an Internship; contact Kathleen Olewinski for permission.
Audit never allowed.

HCA-590: Topics in Health Sciences: (1 - 3 units; U/G )

Topics of current interest within the field of health sciences. The theme for each semester's offering will be posted.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 9 cr for grad students. Prereq: jr st; cons instr for grad cr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Intro to Entrepreneurship for HC Professionals
    3 LEC 012 55274 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Nambisan, Priya NWQ G589  
Intro to Entrepreneurship for HC Professionals
  (FEE) 3 LEC 213 55273 - 01/22-05/10 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Intro to Entrepreneurship for HC Professionals
  (FEE) 3 LEC 214 55275 - 01/22-05/10 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  
Section open only to MHA-Froedtert Pharmacy Fellows students or with the consent of the Instructor. Course taught 100% on-line following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Internet access required.

HCA-699: Advanced Independent Study: (1 - 3 units; U/G )

Notes:
May be retaken with change in topic. Prereq: U: jr st, 2.5 gpa, writ cons instr; G: grad st; writ cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 005 42525 - 01/22-05/10 Cisler, Ron ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 42526 - 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 42528 - 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 42522 - 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 42521 - 01/22-05/10 Patrick, Timothy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 030 42523 - 01/22-05/10 Trinh, Hanh ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 040 42524 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ROOM TBA  

HCA-723: Health Care Systems Applications - Administrative and Clinical (3 units; G )

A study of the administrative and clinical applications of health information systems with emphasis on content, functional and technical requirements.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 749(C) or CompSci 557(C) or HCA 442 (HIA 442)(C) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52696 10:00 AM-12:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min NWQ G540  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 51178 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
Course will be taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Internet access required.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-740: Introduction to Biomedical Database Applications (3 units; G )

The course surveys the emerging field of biomedical database applications, which includes recurrent themes in biomedical database design.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55239 10:00 AM-12:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min NWQ G589  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 55238 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222 will be the only charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-743: Predictive Analytics in Healthcare (3 units; G )

Study of predictive analytics methods and their healthcare applications.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53938 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit NWQ G544 PDF
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 53939 - 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit ONLINE WEB PDF
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Internet access required.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-745: Health Big Data Processing Platforms (3 units; G )

Study of big data processing techniques in healthcare.

Notes:
Prereq: HCA 741(P); grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53940 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui NWQ G540  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 53941 - 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui ONLINE WEB  
Course taught 100% online following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Internet access required.
Consent required to audit.

HCA-823: Strategic Planning in Health Care Organizations (3 units; G )

Application of decision support for strategic planning in health care organizations. Counts as repeat of HCA 590 of same topic.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MHA major; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55246 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/22-05/10 Brummond, Philip NWQ G571  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 55247 - 01/22-05/10 Brummond, Philip ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203 55249 - 01/22-05/10 Brummond, Philip ONLINE WEB  
Section open only to MHA-Froedtert Pharmacy Fellows students or with the consent of the Instructor. Course taught 100% on-line following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled.
Audit never allowed.

HCA-865: Financial Management for Health Care Organizations (3 units; G )

Skills in analysis, synthesis and evaluation of advanced financial management theories, principles, concepts and techniques important to health management.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of HCA 590 of same topic. Prereq: grad st; admis to MHA major; or cons instr

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55243 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 01/22-05/10 Frediani, Robert NWQ G571  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 55244 - 01/22-05/10 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203 55245 - 01/22-05/10 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  
Section open only to MHA-Froedtert Pharmacy Fellows students or with the consent of the Instructor. Course taught 100% on-line following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled.
Audit never allowed.

HCA-867: Leading Strategic Innovation in a Competitive Global Market (3 units; G )

Overview of healthcare in 11 developing/ industrialized countries. Integrated approach and synthesis-based organizational framework explored. Leadership strategies for analysis and solutions to current issues developed

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MHA major; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53819 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer NWQ 1975  
Audit never allowed.
    3 LEC 202 53820 - 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Course taught completely online following the regular semester schedule. Special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be assessed for this section. Internet access required.
Audit never allowed.
    3 LEC 203 53821 - 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Section open only to MHA-Froedtert Pharmacy Fellows students or with the consent of the Instructor. Course taught 100% on-line following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled.
Audit never allowed.

HCA-868: Health Law (3 units; G )

Critical examination for healthcare specific issues and differences from other industries; financial and accounting practice; legal requirements and constraints; ethical issues facing healthcare managers.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MHA major; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55250 5:00 PM-7:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Zabawa, Barbara NWQ G571  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 55251 - 01/22-05/10 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203 55252 - 01/22-05/10 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
Section open only to MHA-Froedtert Pharmacy Fellows students or with the consent of the Instructor. Course taught 100% on-line following the regular semester schedule. Online course fee of $2,222.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this section. Fee applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Internet access required.
Audit never allowed.

HCA-890: Health Care Informatics Research and Thesis (1 - 6 units; G )

Preparation of a thesis under the direction of the student's major professor.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st, cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 005 42531 - 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 008 55104 - 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010 42529 - 01/22-05/10 Patrick, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 020 42530 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

HCA-891: Health Care Informatics Professional Project (3 units; G )

Preparation of a professional project under the supervision of the student's major professor.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 005 42534 - 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006 42535 - 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 010 42532 - 01/22-05/10 Patrick, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 020 42533 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

HCA-990: Research and Dissertation (1 - 6 units; G )

Research in HealthCare Administration and Informatics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 003 42539 - 01/22-05/10 Cisler, Ron ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005 42540 - 01/22-05/10 Fink, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008 42542 - 01/22-05/10 Luo, Zhihui ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010 42536 - 01/22-05/10 Kate, Rohit ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 013 42543 - 01/22-05/10 Nambisan, Priya ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 015 42537 - 01/22-05/10 Patrick, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 020 42538 - 01/22-05/10 Wu, Min ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.