NURS 60025 - Health Policy and Advanced Nursing Practice
This course focuses on cost, quality and access as fundamental concepts of health policy. Students will analyze historical and current policy initiatives that influence health care funding and delivery and consider the role of government, organizations, the discipline of nursing, health care leaders, and individuals in setting health policy. The impact of policies on nursing practice, health care delivery, and quality of life for citizens will be explored. Students will examine the concept and practice of advocacy from a nursing perspective. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.