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NURS 5420 Finance and Accounting in 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): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program and permission of the Nursing department chair or program director.

Pre- or Corequisite(s): NURS 5010 Professional Communication in Nursing.