NUR 508: Health Econ&Manage Health Fin

Prerequisite: NUR 520; Graduate student standing or permission of the instructor.

Explore economic theories and their application to health care at the macro (national, state), meso (systems) and micro (individual) level. Develop knowledge and skills in strategic planning, costing out services including analysis of cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness of new and existing clinical programs, and developing operating and capital budgets. Acquire skills in managing health care financial resources at the agency level.