Subject: Nursing
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Nursing
Department: Nursing (Dean's Office)


This course explores health care systems and recognizes that current and future health professionals function within a global context as they care for the health of clients, communities, and societies.Special consideration of health system elements include health human resources, leadership, bio-ethical considerations, health informatics/technologies, quality improvement and knowledge utilization as they influence care outcomes. Attention will be given to how professionals can apply these concepts and principles to political action for the development and implementation of evidence-informed and health care policy that affect individual and population health outcomes.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 304.3, NURS 306.3, NURS 307.3, NURS 308.3, NURS 321.3 or NURS 328.3, NURS 322.3, NURS 330.3, NURS 331.3, NURS 332.3, NURS 333.3 and NURS 312.3 or NURS 305.6.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): NURS 430.3 and NURS 431.6.
Note: Students with credit for NURS 334.3 will not receive credit for this course.

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