NH-531 Health Care Policy & Politics

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd semester courses or permission by program director. 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.