Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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College of Nursing

Credit(s): 3

Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System provides an introduction, overview, and assessment of the U.S. healthcare system. The current state of the U.S. healthcare system is explored, including problems, cost, funding, policy, and reform. The course provides an opportunity for students to determine: changes needed in the U.S. healthcare system, including improving of the safety and quality care, and how these changes can be best achieved through interprofessional collaboration. Students will apply knowledge of the U.S. health system in the role of the Registered Nurse and the Health Care Professional in leading change in optimizing patient care.

Undergraduate Prerequisites: This is a required course in the undergraduate nursing curriculum. Students must have completed NUR 211  or NUR 221  with a minimum grade of C or receive approval to take NUR 540 from the faculty of record. Graduate Prerequisites: There are no graduate prerequisites. This course may be taken as an elective course by graduate students.
Approved for Distance Learning.

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