This course focuses on how issues and trends in health policy, economics and ethics are linked to the U.S. health care delivery system and other international health care systems. The role of the advanced practice nurse in developing a professional ethical framework, understanding the economic implications of health care and in shaping and formulating health policy will be stressed with a focus on application of course concepts for the advanced practice nurse. Relevant evidenced based research in health policy, economics and ethics will be analyzed.Prerequisite(s): Department permission required.
Introduction to Health Policy, Finance and Ethics
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018