This course presents an overview of the Canadian health care system in terms of its history, health care governance and related provincial and federal regulations and legislation. The course will examine how Canada's healthcare system is organized, regulated, and managed. The course will present the different levels of care found in the health care system, and discuss how information is used and shared within the different levels. Application activities will provide students with the opportunity to analyze the various components of the health care system, and develop an understanding how different professional roles fit within this large and complex system. This course is geared towards individuals with no previous health education, or professional experience within the Canadian health care sector.