Course: Canadian Health System; Healthcare Environment

Full Title: Canadian Health System; Healthcare Environment

Duration: ~2 hours
Components: 7 units of eLearning + 1 test
Price (Digital Health Canada Members): C$50+ tax
Price (Non-Members): C$100+ tax
Takeaways: Completion Certificate (PDF)

Topics covered in this course

Balancing Privacy with Improved Care
– Access and Wait Times for Care
– Patient Safety and Quality of Care
– Opportunities & Challenges
– Benefits Realization & Evaluation

Factors Affecting Health Status

– Determinants of Health
– Challenges and Issues Facing Healthcare
– Sustainability
– Health Human Resources

Important Supporting Organizations

– Canada Health Infoway
– Canadian Institute for Health Information
– Canadian Patient Safety Institute
– Canadian Institute for Health Research
– Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technology in Health
– Accreditation Canada

The Canadian Healthcare System

– Legislative Foundations of Canadian Healthcare
– Healthcare Governance in Canada
– Financing of Healthcare in Canada
– Healthcare Spending

The Healthcare Environment

– Types of Healthcare Organizations
– Levels of Care
– Clinical Practice Settings
– Other Services
– Reimbursement for Health Services
– Other Organizations
– Professional Regulatory Bodies & Associations
– Quality Improvement & Accreditation

The Healthcare System Interrelationships

– Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Care
– Care Continuity & Transitions
– Population & Public Health
– Health Professionals – Regulatory Bodies
– Health Professionals – Colleges/Orders
– Role & Relationship of Healthcare Professionals
– Healthcare Delivery
– Healthcare Oversight

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