NU-737 : Healthcare Ethics and Policy

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
The focus of this course will be the confluence of ethics and policy in health care in general with specific application to nursing. General principles of ethics and those principles most often applied in health care will be considered. This course will include an overview of health care policymaking in the United States as well as the role of the ?leader as advocate? in ethics and policy. Case studies will be utilized to debate and apply the role of advocate for ethical decisions and for policies resulting from these decisions. 3 credits