RSP 340 - Principles of Care Coordination in Respiratory DiseaseManagement

Examination of the systems and tools necessary to work successfully with the respiratory disease population. Health models, processes, staffing, training, patient advocacy/engagement, and reporting/reimbursement, with the aim of improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Introduction to concepts and principles of pulmonary rehabilitation, and medical home model of care. Exploration of ways to optimize quality of life for chronically ill patients with cardiopulmonary disease through rehabilitation, education, and outpatient management.

Prerequisite(s): Respiratory Care major.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017