2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics

Prerequisites: Admission to the Graduate Program or permission of the instructor if in a graduate program in another department. This course integrates concepts of health care policy, law and ethics as a foundation for high quality cost-effective care and for participation in the design and implementation of care in health care delivery systems. Content includes knowledge of how health policy is formulated, how to affect this process, and how it impacts clinical practice and health care delivery. Philosophical/ethical/legal dimensions of health care policy, organization and economics are analyzed.