KINE 4593 N1

Special Topics: Introduction to the Canadian Health Care System

In-depth study of a selected topic in the field. Designed to enable students to take advantage of a particular expertise of visiting or permanent faculty.

Instructor: Janna Wentzell
Prerequisites:
 
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


This course introduces students to an overview of the Canadian Health Care System, including history, financing, federalism and Organization of Health Care in Canada, system issues and reform, regionalization and governance, acute, emergency, and tertiary care and more. Discover the history and evolution of the health care system in Canada, as well as the current and future issues the system faces.

Discover the history and evolution of the health care system in Canada, as well as the current and future issues the system faces.

Topics include:

  • History, legislation, and government roles
  • Public health and community development
  • Quality and patient safety, outcomes assessment

This course has been designed for those who work or plan to work in the health care system. Throughout the course, you'll develop analytical and critical insights about the path, present, and future health policies and programs in Canada.