Nursing and Health Policy Development

Course Number: Nursing 879
Credit(s): 3
Type: Seminar
Prerequisite(s): N801 or Permission of Instructor. PhD Program enrollment.

This seminar is designed to integrate theory and empirical research about national and state public sector policy that affects nursing. The goal is to understand nursing roles both as participants in policy processes and as professionals affected by policy changes. Emphasis is given to policy strategies that affect quality in and access to health care services in a cost-constrained environment. State and national policy issues are addressed.
Doctoral Program: Nursing Systems Concentration