Catalog 2018-2019

NH-531 Health Care Policy & Politics

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Semester 1 courses- NS 509, NS-510, NS-511, NS-512, (17 credits) & Semester II courses: NS 519, NS-520, NS 521, NS-522, (17 credits)  & enrolled in co-requisite courses. Pass/Fail available. This course provides a forum for the discussion of policies related to health care. The focus is on the inter-relationships among the process of policy development, the role of health care professionals and organizations in this process, and the delivery of health care. Students analyze health care policy from organizational, socioeconomic, legal, ethical, political and historical perspectives.  This course has been designated by the ABSN program as a writing intensive course.