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Viewing: NURS 8404 : Health Services Research and Policy for Nurses

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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
Health Services Research and Policy for Nurses
Research & Policy for Nursing
Spring 2017
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The components, institutions, and characteristics of the U.S. health care system; using health services research to assess the impact of health policy on health system performance and nursing practice; formulation of policy-relevant research questions related to nursing; and the role of nurse leaders as change agents within the U.S. health policy environment.
1. Discuss the U.S. health care system and the policymaking process
2. Analyze the impact of policy change on the performance of the U.S. health care system within a cost-quality-access paradigm
3. Identify and critically evaluate health services research for its use and application to policymaking
4. Apply evidence to inform policy-relevant practice change
5. Apply knowledge of the policymaking process and political action to current legislative and regulatory issues
6. Frame nurses and other stakeholders’ roles within the U.S. health policy environment
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cbeil (Fri, 03 Feb 2017 01:40:13 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus needs to include a statement about amount of in and out of class time expected from students. See assignment of credit hour policy:
gharris (Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:35:39 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus is missing credit hour and religious holiday statements. Please resubmit with updated syllabus.
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