NU-420 : Legal, Ethical and PoliticalIssues in Health Care

Focus is on legal, ethical, and political issues in health care. Legal and ethical principles that guide health care practice issues are discussed. Political forces that influence change in contemporary health care are examined. Global differences and their relationship to American health care practice are explored. The student takes an active role in the policy process. 3 credits (3 theory, 0 clinical) FULFILLS GLOBAL REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITE: COMPLETION OF ALL JUNIOR LEVEL NURSING COURSES.