Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

HCA 86802 Healthcare Compliance, Law, and Ethics

Credits : 3

This course focuses on providing the student with the skills relative to healthcare compliance, the law, and ethics. Students will learn how to develop, promote, and adhere to compliance, regulations, and policies. They will also learn how to assist healthcare information professionals to guide their departments and organizations to ethically and legally obtain optimal reimbursement, plus, develop systems for all aspects in protecting their patients, facilities, professional staff, and employees.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss role of compliance program and compliance officer.
  • Explain components, benefits, and value of compliance program to healthcare facility.
  • Explore functions and qualifications of compliance officer.
  • Explore various compliance terms, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and due diligence.
  • Explain differences between law, regulation, policy, and third-parties.
  • Discuss HIM compliance enforcement agencies and various types of law.
  • Define various concepts of consent, advance directives, and forms of consent.
  • Discuss internal policies, handling release information, documentation, and random sampling.
  • Explore healthcare documentation, quality documentation, and electronic healthcare records.
  • Explain coding, EM, pandemic, relators, unbundled, and epidemic.
  • Explore illegal practices, Federal Claims Act, authenticate, contingency, and rationale.
  • Discuss policy creation, development, and procedures.
  • Discuss CEUs, training programs, and various CEU components,
  • Describe adult training styles, motivating your audience, and various terms.
  • Explore types of audits, components of internal audits, and internal reporting.
  • Discussion EOB, PRA, and various functions of a subpoena.
  • Explain government and private agencies, audits, and appeals for healthcare facilities.
  • Explore types of appeals, improving processes, audit reports strategies, and compliance plans
  • Discuss various enforcement terms, due process, and levels of disciplinary action.
  • Discuss due process notification and disciplinary action form.
  • Review elements of disciplinary action and levels of violations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Evaluate the information critically and competently.
  • Provide the student with information necessary to conduct their Chapter Case Study Analysis project.
  • Encourage the student to work on their Case Studies Project as they read and study the appropriate chapter information and other reading materials.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.

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