NUR541 Policy, Politics, and Advocacy in Healthcare
This course focuses on the exploration of social change theories and the role of technology as well as frameworks for community and political engagement, advocacy, and empowerment. Emphasis will be placed on the roles of key stakeholders who influence healthcare policy to include government, consumers, providers and payers. Students will examine general micro and macro issues, regulatory processes and quality control and policy making at various levels of government. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to participation policy, politics, and advocacy in healthcare settings.