September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 04, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 346 - The US Health Care Delivery System and Future of Nursing


Nurses make up the largest group in today’s healthcare workforce with over 2.5 million in practice. Nurses have the potential to impact healthcare practice, legislation and generation of new knowledge. This course will explore the basis of the US health care delivery system and the impact of economic changes, consumer demand and technological advance affect nursing now and in the future. Students will identify how the nursing profession and individual nurses can effectively influence change and respond to changing demographics, political issues, healthcare regulation and the needs of the population. Emphasis will be placed on examining effective and influential nurse leaders and developing strategies for life long career advancement. Students will complete a major project to develop a nurse managed care program proposal. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hours. Prerequisites/Corequisites: None.