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NURS.5520 Social, Cultural and Policy Issues in Health Care (Formerly 33.552)

Id: 004575 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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-Reqs: Graduate Certificate or MS in Nursing, or DNP Nursing, or Instructor permission.

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