Introduction to Managed Health Care 


Navigate Introduction to Managed Health Care is an instructionally designed online course formulated on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice Document. This course can be used in a traditional BSN curriculum or RN to BSN curriculum.

Navigate Introduction to Managed Health Care is designed to familiarize the nurse with the broader context of the healthcare system and reviews the key strategic, tactical, and operational aspects of managed health care. The implications of health insurance in both the public and private sectors along with Medicare, Medicaid, and Military health care are also covered. At the conclusion of this course, nursing students will demonstrate an understanding of the influence of healthcare policies, including financial and regulatory on professional nursing practice.

Another focal point of the course is the evaluation and utilization of research and additional sources of information necessary to address patient needs and provide quality care. The course covers the appropriate methods, appraisal, and utilization of research findings with a goal of implementing best practices. Barriers to the use of evidence-based practice as well as how to facilitate innovation within the workplace are also discussed.

About the Course

  • Mapped to the best-selling Jones & Bartlett Learning text, Essentials of Managed Health Care
  • Instructor Benefits include: instructor resource guide, course management tools, syllabus with lesson to chapter mapping, customizable PowerPoint Presentations, completely customizable content
  • Student Benefits include: interactive lecture, practice activities in a safe to fail environment, supplemental content from journal articles, discussion forums
  • Accessible via Navigate, the Jones & Bartlett Learning Moodle-based learning management system
  • Flexible—this course can be used online, on-ground, or in a hybrid setting

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Navigate Introduction to Managed Health Care Standalone Online Access Code

ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-7462-5
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