This course scrutinizes the ways that healthcare is delivered with emphasis on cost, access, outcomes, and the impact of globalization. The student explores the role of the nurse within the healthcare delivery system and in relation to other members of the healthcare team and explores the healthcare disparities in the US. They examine the history of American healthcare delivery, evaluate the efficacy of this system, and articulate a vision of healthcare delivery that examines the contributions of nursing professionals.
School of Nursing and Health Professions
6 hours of online lecture per week for 7 weeks