Course Catalog » Nursing 263.15

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 263.15
Course Title: Advanced Health Policy and Advocacy
Units: 3
School: Nursing
Department: Community Health Care Systems

Course Description: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students will explore history, definitions and applications related to health policy and advocacy. Students will discuss the complexities of health policy development, implementation and evaluation, and engage in comparative analysis of US and international health systems. Students will analyze the role of advocacy and develop skills in influencing health policy and health system change.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Open to DNP students only
Activities: Online - Web-based course work, Student - Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: K. Birch
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? Yes
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No