January 2024 University Catalog with April Addendum

NHS-FPX6008 Economics and Decision Making in Healthcare

Learners develop and demonstrate concepts, principles, issues, and trends in healthcare economics and the economic decision-making practices employed in the healthcare environment. Learners analyze the political, legal, regulatory, organizational, demographical, and multicultural implications of business decisions on health care economics; explore the ways economic and stakeholder influences affect operational planning and decision making; and practice applying performance monitoring and process management measures as part of the decision-making process. Learners also examine cost-effective problem solving; community- and population-based orientation; and effective use of healthcare market research, analysis, and assessment. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.

Program Points



Completion of or concurrent enrollment in NHS-FPX5004. RN-to-MSN Care Coordination, FlexPath option; Nursing Education, FlexPath option; Nursing Informatics, FlexPath option; and Nursing Leadership and Administration, FlexPath option learners must have completed NHS-FPX5004, NURS-FPX5003, NURS-FPX5005, NURS-FPX5007