SLPPG 610: Professional Practice in Healthcare Settings

Credits 1.0

This course will review issues relative to healthcare service delivery in various healthcare settings. It will include the basics of healthcare law, and healthcare delivery for patients with communication and swallowing impairment in settings such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and private clinics. Students will learn about common instrumentation, medical terminology, coding, billing and reimbursement for services by Medicare and other third party payer sources. Students will also learn about counseling and interprofessional practice in healthcare.