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NURS 542 Finance and Accounting in the Health Care System

3 hours

This course provides an overview of the concepts of financial analysis, financial and managerial accounting, and budgetary practices as they relate to the health care industry. Accounting concepts are understood with the assistance of electronic spreadsheet applications. Financial concepts are understood through the analysis of both for-profit and not-for-profit corporate accounting and public reporting.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 540 Nursing Leadership and Management I and NURS 541 Economic Policy in the Health Care System.