NUR 403 - Ethics and Public Policy in the Health Care System

3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )


This foundational course provides an overview of the structure, regulation, and financing of the health care system in the United States. Nursing's past and present contributions and its potential to shape future health care are evaluated. Contemporary health care and policy issues are examined using concepts and principles of planned change, ethical decision-making, the policy process, and policy analysis.

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