MFA3520 Veteran and Military Health Care Systems

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hal Scott

Course Description:

Many returning military members and veterans face cultural, psychological, spiritual, and ethical challenges adjusting back from deployments or to civilian life. Sometimes the veteran and military health care systems can appear overwhelming. This course will examine the mission, structure, and processes of these health care systems.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students must be aware that having access to and navigating the hosptials, cliniics, and family support systems often are different from civilian counterparts and can be a great resource for military members and their families. The course will provide students with a basic overview of the military healthcare systems.

Why This Course Is Important:

Military and veteran healthcare systems have similiarities and differences from civilian systems. Understanding these differences is essential when assisting military members and veterans find the proper assistance.