• Fact Sheet
  • May 31, 2019

Introduction to Finance PLS Course Detail

Course Overview:

To effectively manage revenue and expenses in health care operations, personnel must understand and be comfortable with financial information and the factors that impact health care economics. This course will review basic financial concepts and provide examples of practical applications in the workplace.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the basic concepts of finance related to operations.
  • Demonstrate use of key financial measurements and calculations.
  • Describe the difference between volume-based and value-based health care systems.
  • Describe one example of how staff members can reduce the cost to deliver care.

Key Feature: 

  • Interactive, practical guided scenarios.

Quick Facts: 

  • Approved for 0.6 CNE contact hours.
  • Length of course is 39 minutes.
  • Appropriate for any staff who need to have a basic understanding of financial concepts. 
  • This course in the Foundations for Emerging Leaders Library.

NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.