NUR 520: US Health Care Delivery System

Prerequisite: Matriculated Grad Students

Examination of various quality, safety, legal, and ethical factors that influence the US health care system. The focus is on the scope of health care delivery, financing, and regulation of the health care system and moving the patient through the continuum of health care. Selected mechanisms such as policy formulation, cost effectiveness analysis, accreditation, and quality assurance programs that shape the health care environment are examined.