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February 15 at HSA (26 credit package)
February 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am$299
Live Lecture + 2 Self Study Exams
Thursday, February 15 at HSA, 145 Wood Road, Braintree. Enter on left side as you face the building from Wood Road.
Doors open at 9:00 AM. Lecture starts at 9:30
50 minute lecture: Harms, risks and costs
Gary Fradin will give a fast paced overview of problems with our current preventive care system that simultaneously increase costs and risks but don’t save many lives.
After the lecture take 2 Self Study exams for 26 credits. Read the texts in advance. Available from amazon.com
- How We Do Harm, Otis Brawley, Mass course #C98593, 16 credits. Brawley, the Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society, shows how our healthcare system relies too little on science, and, as a result, sometimes harms patients unnecessarily, thus equally unnecessarily, raising costs.
- The Future of Healthcare Delivery by Dr. Stephen Schimpff, Mass course #C59804, 10 credits, reviews the current status of American healthcare and projects some disconcerting trends into the future. Good background for brokers who aim to help clients plan benefits over the next few years.
All books available from amazon.com. Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately.
$299 for the lecture and both exams
Checks and credit cards accepted in class.