NURS 638. Health Policy Leadership and Advocacy. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits (3 credits lecture). Prerequisite: NURS 606. Emphasizes critical analysis of the political, organizational, economic, ethical, and quality and safety dimensions of health policy issues. Contextual factors such as social justice, health disparities, vulnerable populations, access to care, health care financing and the globalization of health care will be explored. Leadership skills in health policy advocacy will be refined throughout the course.