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Health Policy And Finance

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This course examines the role of the nurse as an influential leader in health care. Topics include advocacy, financial accountability, and social responsibility at local, national, global levels. A key concept is the interrelationships among health policy, legislation, regulation, finance, and practice.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Health Legislation and Regulations

    • Analyze the nurse’s fiscal responsibility.
    • Distinguish scope of practice guidelines from boards of nursing responsibilities and public protection.
    • Evaluate the nurse’s role in human rights, social justice, and enhancing health care organizations.
    • Analyze nurse responsibility as a patient advocate.
    • Evaluate the nurse’s role as a liaison between patients and physicians.
    • Evaluate the effect of nurses influencing policy.
    • Differentiate between current health care laws.
    • Compare differences between ethical and legal situations.
    • Evaluate the nurse’s role in ethical and legal situations.
    • Analyze the underlying political agenda surrounding health care policy.
    • Differentiate between the interpretation of laws and the application of internal policies.
    • Evaluate the influence of health policy on patient-centered care.
    • Analyze the nurse’s role in decreasing and preventing the risk of fraud and financial abuse in health care.
    • Evaluate significant economic issues influencing the health care industry.

    Health Policy

    • See Week 1 for course objectives.

    Financial Regulations and Accountability

    • See Week 1 for course objectives.

    Social Responsibility

    • See Week 1 for course objectives.

    Advocacy

    • See Week 1 for course objectives.
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