33.552 Social, Cultural and Policy Issues in Health Care

Social, Cultural and Policy Issues in Health Care

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4575
Status Active

This course links health and illness to other central domains of life: gender, kinship, and culture within the context of the family, community and the current health care system. It draws on concepts from the social, health, and policy sciences to critically examine factors relating to health and health-seeking behaviors across the life course. Ethical dimensions of health policy formation and implementation are analyzed.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: Graduate Certificate or MS in Nursing; or Instructor permission.