DNP 802 Advanced Biomedical Ethics and Healthcare Policy Development, 3 credits

This course examines the merging challenges in the current healthcare system. Frameworks of ethical decision making are explored and applied to the analysis of complex biomedical ethical dilemmas. Concepts and issues related to policy making and political processes are explored in relation to the DNP and contemporary systems and their impact on outcomes. Policy decisions and strategies that advocate for quality healthcare outcomes are discussed and evaluated at the local, national and international level.

Prerequisite: Graduate DNP status or permission of the Director of Graduate Programs.