Social, Cultural and Policy Issues in Health Care

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Course No: NURS.5520; Last Offered: Spring 2024;

Course Description

This course links health and illness to other central domains of life: gender, kinship, and culture within the context of the family, community and the current health care system. It draws on concepts from the social, health, and policy sciences to critically examine factors relating to health and health-seeking behaviors across the life course. Ethical dimensions of health policy formation and implementation are analyzed.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Grad Cert or MS in Nursing
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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