NURS 3210: Introduction to Health Policy (3)
Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0
Health care professionals should be well acquainted with the structure of the United States health care systems. This course is an introduction to the development and analysis of a wide range of issues facing health care providers, payers, and consumers as well as the current health care reform strategies. Focal areas of this course include what is health policy and the legislative process in policy making, access to health care in the United States, health care delivery systems, the economics of healthcare, and healthcare reform efforts. Current issues influencing health care institutions and professionals will be discussed.