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    New Webinar: Teaching the Affordable Care Act with Health Care USA

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 25, 2013 4:16:27 PM

    ACA webinarHave you been looking for ways to engage your students in understanding the complexities of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Earlier this week, we conducted a webinar on teaching the ACA in the college classroom. Our special guest presenter was Kristina M. Young, co-author of Health Care USA, Eighth Edition.

    In the webinar, Kristina M. Young, an Affordable Care Act expert, discusses,

    • Why there is so much confusion and misinformation about the ACA
    • The key highlights of the ACA
    • What teachers can do to stay current
    • Three proven methods for engaging students in learning about the ACA and American Health Reform
    • Teaching with the new Eighth Edition of Health Care USA
    • General teaching tips for U.S. health care systems courses, including a list of videos for in-class use

    Watch the entire webinar now:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4D3-_UMRJOY

    Health Care USAHealth Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Eighth Edition by Harry A. Sultz and Kristina M. Young offers a wide-ranging overview of the American health care system for students of health administration, public health, medicine, and related fields. Combining historical perspective with analysis of current trends, it charts the evolution of modern American health care, providing a complete examination of its organization and delivery while offering critical insight into the issues that the U.S. health system faces today.

    What makes the Eighth Edition special?

    • New chapter on health information technology
    • Thoroughly revised chapter on mental health services including a new discussion of preventive behavioral services and recent developments from the “Freedom Commission on Mental Health”
    • Examines the impact of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (ARRA) and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA)
    • “Key Terms for Review” at the conclusion of each chapter

    Interested in learning more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: New Edition, public health education, ACA, Affordable Care Act, health administration, Kristina M. Young, Webinar

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