NSG 602 Policy, Politics, and Healthcare Financing in Primary Care, 2 credits

The critical analysis of legal, ethical, public policy, and healthcare financing issues affecting the collaborative approach to primary care practice is the focus of this course. Emphasis is placed on the examination, analysis, and critique of current issues in the media and the professional literature. Critical reasoning forms the basis for examination and analysis of selected issues related to integrated primary care, accessibility of primary care services, and clinician accountability in primary care. Oral presentation and writing skills are emphasized.