Course Catalog » Nursing 253

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 253
Course Title: Theories of the Health Policy Process
Units: 3
School: Nursing
Department: Social And Behavioral Sciences

Course Description: Course provides an introduction to critical thinking, policy, and ethical reasoning about the discipline of nursing and its contributions to policy discourse. Includes comparative analyses/critique of theoretical application. Focuses on learning and using theories of the policy process, including analyzing how health policy is constructed. Perspectives on agenda setting, media roles, advocacy, policy innovation, diffusion and implementation will be integrated with examples of policy problems.
Prerequisites: none
Restrictions: none
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Project, Direct - Independent Study, Student - Lecture

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

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
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? No
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