NURS 336 Health Care Policy

This course presents an overview of health policymaking and describes healthcare policy in the US with specific examples from Medicare, Medicaid, and ongoing healthcare reform. Special emphasis is placed on the critical role of nurses in policymaking. Building on concepts introduced in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the essential functions and services of public health are expanded to include epidemiological and economic concepts and models. This course explores the current U.S. health care and global systems and issues of access, equity and quality.




Required: NURS 229, NURS 331, NURS 346

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