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Health Care Administration
Health Informatics and Administration Co-Chairs: Hanh Trinh, NWQB Room 6428, hanht@uwm.edu, (414) 229-6051; Min Wu, NWQB 6438, (414) 229-4778, wu@uwm.edu
Undergraduate Program Director: Kathleen Olewinski, NWQB Room 6432, (414) 229-7110, kmo@uwm.edu
MHA Program Co-Directors: Jennifer Fink, NWQB Room 6455, (414) 229-7533, jtfink@uwm.edu; Barbara Zabawa, NWQB 6473, (414) 229- 7220
Healthcare Informatics Program Director: Jake Luo, NWQB 6469, (414) 229-7333, jakeluo@uwm.edu

Student Advising: NWQB , 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; OccThpy 201 Introduction to Occupational Science and Technology; 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
49662 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Smuckler, Nancy END 107  
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 292
50310 - 01/21-05/07 Smuckler, Nancy ONLINE WEB  

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
49720 - 01/21-05/07   ONLINE WEB  

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
50314 9:30 AM-12:15 PM F 01/21-05/07 Ravvaz, Kourosh END 1024  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 292
49717 - 01/21-05/07 Eckberg, Shanna ONLINE WEB  
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
50076 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Heilmann, John CUN 151  
Consent required to audit.

HCA-249: Writing for Professional Development in Health Administration (3 units; U ; OWCB)

Administrative writing and communication for professional development in the health professions, focused the preparation of health care administration students for a professional work setting.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st; grade of C or better in ENGLISH 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
OWCB   3 LEC 001
55500 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Ross, Gary END 110  
Audit never allowed.

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
44164 - 01/21-05/07   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
49690 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07   END 107  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50587 - 01/21-05/07 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  

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
49700 5:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Frediani, Robert LAP 260  
  (FEE) 2 LEC 202
50588 - 01/21-05/07 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  

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
49692 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Olewinski, Kathleen ENG B38  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50589 - 01/21-05/07 Best, Thomas ONLINE WEB  

HCA-400: Healthcare Marketing (3 units; U )

Examines basic marketing principles and applies them to the healthcare field; analyzes the diversity of the healthcare consumer's definition of care, and the need to distinguish between individual patients versus corporate America as customer.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
55449 - 01/21-05/07   ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.

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
49775 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Trinh, Hanh NWQ G558  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50590 - 01/21-05/07 Soczynski, Paul ONLINE WEB  

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
44163 - 01/21-05/07   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
49691 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Trinh, Hanh HLT G90  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51550 - 01/21-05/07 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  

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
50882 - 01/21-05/07 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
50883 - 01/21-05/07 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.

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
49706 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Reid, Nathaniel NWQ 1921  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53399 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Reid, Nathaniel NWQ 1921  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50317 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
Graduate
53579 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  
    3 LEC 203
Graduate
55510 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  

HCA-541G: 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.

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
49706 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Reid, Nathaniel NWQ 1921  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53399 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Reid, Nathaniel NWQ 1921  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50317 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
Graduate
53579 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  
    3 LEC 203
Graduate
55510 - 01/21-05/07 Steber, Dale ONLINE WEB  

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
49663 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    4 FLD 902
49722 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

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.

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 010
43386 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
Graduate
53400 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
43387 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
Graduate
53401 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

HCA-699G: 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.

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 010
43386 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
Graduate
53400 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
43387 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
Graduate
53401 - 01/21-05/07   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
50601 10:00 AM-12:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Wu, Min NWQ G578  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
49704 - 01/21-05/07 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
55511 - 01/21-05/07 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
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
51489 10:00 AM-12:40 PM T 01/21-05/07 Wu, Min NWQ G578  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51488 - 01/21-05/07 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
55512 - 01/21-05/07 Wu, Min ONLINE WEB  
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
51103 2:00 PM-4:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Nambisan, Priya NWQ G544  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51104 - 01/21-05/07 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
55514 - 01/21-05/07 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  
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
51105 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Luo, Zhihui NWQ G558  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51106 - 01/21-05/07 Luo, Zhihui ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
55515 - 01/21-05/07 Luo, Zhihui ONLINE WEB  
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
51494 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Brummond, Philip NWQ G540  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51495 - 01/21-05/07 Brummond, Philip ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
51497 - 01/21-05/07 Brummond, Philip ONLINE WEB  
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
51491 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 01/21-05/07 Frediani, Robert NWQ G540  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51492 - 01/21-05/07 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
51493 - 01/21-05/07 Frediani, Robert ONLINE WEB  
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
51063 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Fink, Jennifer NWQ 1975  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51064 - 01/21-05/07 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
51065 - 01/21-05/07 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
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
51498 5:00 PM-7:40 PM R 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara NWQ 1961  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51499 - 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
51500 - 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.

HCA-869: Health Care Compliance (3 units; G )

Fundamentals of health care compliance, following Health Care Compliance Association expectations. Partial preparation for Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) exam offered by Compliance Certification Board.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
52960 - 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 203
52962 - 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.

HCA-871: MHA Capstone (1 units; G )

Capstone course in which students demonstrate mastery of integration and synthesis of didactic and experiential coursework. Facilitates the turning point from education to professional practice.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 1 SEM 201
52171 - 01/21-05/07 Brummond, Philip ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 SEM 202
52172 - 01/21-05/07 Fink, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 SEM 203
52555 - 01/21-05/07 Nambisan, Priya ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 SEM 204
52173 - 01/21-05/07 Zabawa, Barbara ONLINE WEB  
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
43389 - 01/21-05/07 Luo, Zhihui ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010
43388 - 01/21-05/07 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 006
43391 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 020
43390 - 01/21-05/07   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 005
43393 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008
43394 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 013
43395 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 020
43392 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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