Professor & Director Health Services Administration Program Direct Phone: (812) 488-2870
Student Services Specialist (812) 488-1046
Health Services Administration Program
University of Evansville
Graves Hall Room 217
1800 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47722
May 12 – June 15, 2017
We have taught these courses in England during fifteen summers and students from over twenty-five universities have enrolled. We welcome your application.
The two health administration courses are being offered as part of the University of Evansville's five-week 2017 Summer School at Harlaxton College in England. Classes meet collectively for group information and individually to study each specific field of interest. Visits are planned to modern health care facilities and relevant historical sites. Other activities include group discussion with British citizens concerning the consumer's view of the British health care system. Students can register for one or both of the following courses.
This course focuses on a comparison of the health care systems in Great Britain and the United States. It also examines the origin and current status of the British health care. Visits are planned to modern health care facilities and historical sites in Leicester, Nottingham, Grantham, Lincoln and London. Other activities include group discussions with British citizens concerning the consumer’s view on the British health care system. British health care professionals will visit and discuss their role in the National Health Service. This class may be taken alone or in conjunction with the other health related class. All majors are welcome. No prerequisites.
Discusses ethical and legal issues in health care and their application to the health care organization, administrator, staff, employees and patients. Topics include issues at the end of life, distribution of health care, privacy, organizational ethics, professional ethics, and regulatory issues. Visits are planned to modern health care facilities and historical sites in Leicester, Nottingham, Grantham and Lincoln. Students will meet with British health care professionals and discuss ethical dilemmas in the delivery of health care in primary care, hospital, and hospice settings. This class may be taken alone or in conjunction with the other health related class. All majors are welcome. No prerequisites.
The five-week classes meet for two hours each day Monday through Thursday, with travel opportunities during the three-day weekends. Students will have the opportunity to travel on college-sponsored trips as well as individual travel. The third week of class will be devoted to field trips with the ten-day health services administration class.
There are no specific prerequisites for these courses and all majors are welcome.
Applications for the 5-week classes are currently being accepted by the Office of Education Abroad. Space is limited and students are accepted on a rolling basis. You will be notified of your acceptance within one week of applying. Students enrolled at other universities will be instructed how to create a University of Evansville account. A deposit is required in January 2017. You may establish your account and submit your application here.
Tentative Costs Payable to University of Evansville are due by April 2017. (Final exact costs will be confirmed in March 2017.)
Estimated comprehensive undergraduate cost: $4,500 (includes three hours of undergraduate tuition for one course, housing, meals, student activity fee, local Harlaxton shuttle fee, health and wellness fee, and airport pick-up at London Heathrow for passengers landing on May 13th by 10:00 am.) Undergraduate students enrolling in both courses will pay additional tuition of approximaely $1,500. The estimated comprehensive cost for graduate credit is $5,600 which includes tuition for one graduate course. There is a $350 site visit surcharge for each student enrolled in a health related course. Students enrolled in two courses pay the surcharge once.
Additional Expenses: Airfare, airport return and personal expenses.
Bill Stroube is professor and director of the health services administration program at the University of Evansville. He also serves as Chair of the School of Public Health. He has published in the areas of international health care issues, health care marketing, and health care ethics. Before joining the UE faculty in 1998, he spent 12 years in management positions in the pharmaceutical industry and eight years at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C. He has extensive experience leading student groups through the British health care system and has taught more than twenty courses in England in a 10-day and 5-week format.
For additional course information, please contact either of the following:
Bill Stroube, Ph.D. Professor of Health Services Administration
Direct Phone 812-488-2870
Cindy Felts, Student Services Specialist in Health Services Administration
Direct Phone 812-488-1046