This course examines the foundations of healthcare policy that impact nursing practice and client care. Students will participate in a critical analysis of current legislative issues, economic constraints and political controversies that influence emerging trends in nursing practice and healthcare systems. Course content will include an appraisal of the implications of policy and economics on issues of access, equity, affordability, health disparities and social justice in healthcare. Students will gain knowledge that prepares them to assume leadership roles in health policy development.
Prerequisite or corequisite: NUR 3825.
Terms Typically Offered:Offered as Needed
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for the term.
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