Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2013-2014
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NURS 706 Health Care Policy, Organization, and Financing 3 sem. hrs.
This course focuses on analysis and synthesis of organizational theories within the health care environment and the impact of ethics, values, politics, and market forces on the structure and function of nursing and health care organizations. The evaluation of system level coordination and policy issues and the analysis of contributions of nurse executives to improving the health care systems are explored. The application of economic and financial theories in understanding the strategic impact of market dynamics, utilities, incentive structures, and driving and restraining forces in health care change is highlighted. The emphasis is on critically analyzing the actual and potential impact of these dynamics on the structure and function of the health care system.
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