Ch 19: Making Smart Health Care Choices

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to supplement your learning of various aspects of health care, such as insurance, safety and the overall U.S. health care system. Prepare for tests or quizzes, complete projects or simply enhance what you're learning in class with these simple and fun video lessons.

Making Smart Health Care Choices - Chapter Summary

Where we go to receive health care and what the health care system in the U.S. has to offer are factors that can impact our health. This chapter provides overviews about health care choices and aspects of the U.S. health care system. Videos take about five minutes to review, and you can check what you've learned by taking accompanying self-assessment quizzes. Once you have completed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand the factors that impact health care choices and decisions
  • Explain the components and importance of a physical examination
  • Describe the structure of and issues affecting the U.S. health care system
  • Provide details about health care insurance providers and regulations
  • Discuss medication safety and effectiveness

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.