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

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits (3 credits lecture). Enrollment is restricted to students admitted to a graduate program. Emphasizes critical analysis of the political, organizational, economic, ethical, 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.