2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    Dec 03, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 5050 - Policy and Advocacy for Improving Population Health

(5 cr.)
In today’s rapidly changing healthcare delivery system, decisions made within the political arena impact the future of health delivery systems, healthcare professionals, and the populations they serve. In this course, students examine the policy process and its impact on healthcare delivery, cost, quality, and access. Students examine the importance of getting healthcare issues on federal and state agenda, investigate governmental response through legislation and regulation, and identify where they can advocate for positive outcomes in program/policy design, implementation, and evaluation. Global health issues are examined for their relevance and impact on the development of the nurse advocate. Through discussions, reflection, case studies, and the application of professional communications techniques as political tactics to influence policy outcomes, students demonstrate integration of policy decision-making into professional nurse practice for the benefit of individuals and populations.
RN-BSN-AIM Track Students

  • NURS 3100

Note: 11-week graduate course.

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