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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 4400 - Healthcare Policy, Finance and Regulatory Environments

Hours: 2
An understanding of the healthcare system in a broader context including the healthcare service delivery, organization, financial and reimbursement structures. Observing the process of identifying healthcare issues, the development and reevaluation process pertaining to healthcare policy, and the influence nurses, other healthcare professionals, advocacy groups and individual citizens can exert onto the process of healthcare policy change. Actively engaging in the political process as advocates for patients, families, communities and the nursing profession with the primary goal of promoting social justice.
Prerequisites: NURS 3600 and 3800 with grades of C+ or higher.