NR524

Health Policy, Advocacy, and Economics in Healthcare

Nursing, School of College of Graduate & Continuing Studies

Subject Code

NR

Number

524

Title

Hlth Pol Advocacy Econom Hlthc

Description

This course examines healthcare delivery in the United States, to include the role of public policy, advocacy, and industry regulation. Health policy perspectives and the analytical tools to understand the national policy-making environment are integrated throughout the course. Key policy issues and core constructs for analysis include national health expenditures and cost containment strategies, patient access and health disparities, health care quality and performance improvement, and workforce policy. Health care reform, future directions and trends, and policy innovations are examined for their impact on advanced nursing practice, service delivery, and health outcomes. Health systems of other developed and developing countries are examined to gain a global perspective and appreciation for a variety of health system attributes. 3 Lecture hours.

3

Maximum Variable Credits

-

Repeatable

-

Number of Course Repeats When Repeatable

-

Max Credits Repeatable

-

Department or School

College

College of Graduate & Continuing Studies