2016-2017 Catalog

NUR 400 Contemporary Healthcare Issues


NUR 300 and NUR 310

Explores the baccalaureate generalist’s role in the dynamic healthcare environment.  Emphasis is placed on health care policy and politics, cost containment, and regulatory issues.  Emerging topics are also discussed, including: accessibility and provision of healthcare to vulnerable and diverse populations; the effect of health information and literacy on consumer behavior; the emerging field of genetics and genomics; the evolving needs of the contemporary nursing and healthcare workforce, and complementary/alternative therapies and their influences on patient-centered healthcare.