This course will introduce students to the key concepts of the healthcare policy process and the role of the professional nurse. An emphasis is on the legislative health policy process and includes the ways government plays a role in health and provision of healthcare. The interactions between government, employment, wage growth, healthcare providers, consumers, and insurers and how they impact health policy in the workplace and community will be explored. 3Cr Prerequisite ENG 210W, SOC 101, or permission of instructor. Add Consent: Instructor Consent Required.