Trends in Nursing & Health Care


Exploration of historical, current, and emerging trends in nursing and health care and application of these trends to advance nursing practice. Topics include managing and negotiating health-care delivery systems, policy development, health-care legislative and regulatory processes, changes in technology and its impact on health care, managing health-care costs, diversity and social issues, nursing staff and faculty shortages, and the effects of an aging population on health care, with a focus on health promotion and prevention to improve health-care outcomes.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture