2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jul 23, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 8100 - Healthcare Policy and Advocacy


(5 cr.) Many economic, financial, and political factors influence the delivery of healthcare, making healthcare reform a challenging  task. In this course, students examine these factors and challenges, and they consider policy reform through legal, regulatory, ethical, societal, and organizational contexts. They examine the political and policy process, including agenda setting, stakeholder analysis, and application of policy analysis frameworks. Students also explore the importance of interprofessional collaboration in improving health outcomes through the policy process and advocacy for development and implementation of nursing and healthcare policies in organizations at the local, state, national, and international levels. Students engage in written analyses through which they develop new policies and critically evaluate existing policies though policy analysis frameworks.



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