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Have you ever been lost in the healthcare system or wondered how it all works? This course examines the organization, financing and influence of health care in and on the United States. In order for one to fully understand U.S. health care, one must explore all dimensions of health care; therefore, this course will give students an academic foundation through the use of readings, DVDs, guest speakers, group presentations, and interviews. It will also provide field experience through onsite tours of health care facilities and alternative medicine clinics. Students will gain valuable insights as to how health care workers perceive where health care has been and where it is going. And lastly, students will explore and critique how health care in the U.S. has influenced popular culture.