MSN 7741 Politics and Policy in the Healthcare System

This course is designed to develop the student’s capacity to shape systems level health policy in politically astute ways. Concepts and issues related to health policy making and political processes are explored for their impact on specific spheres of advanced nursing practice in contemporary health care systems. Legislative/regulatory and health care delivery/financing issues are examined in relation to the nurse leader’s role in health policy development and the impact these issues have on the health care system.