Basic overview of long-term care management in the United States. Covers the state of the field, those it serves, and the various organizations who serve them. Examines issues affecting all long-term care providers, individually or collectively (e.g., financing, regulations, integration, ethical issues). Discusses how various segments of long-term care fit together to form an overall system while looking at trends that are likely to shape the field in the future.
Prerequisite: HCA-329 or Permission