May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSN 515 - Application of Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice and Health Policy

(3 credits)
This is one of five core courses in the MSN program. This course will examine the impact of politics on the development of current health care policies and the delivery of health care, as well as the role of the nurse leader as an advocate in health policy and ethics. This course includes an overview of healthcare policymaking in the United States, current ethical healthcare issues, and the effect of health policy on care with diverse populations. In this course, students will have the opportunity to explore patient rights in bioethical decision making and demonstrate the application of an evidence-informed policy model when acting as patient advocates. Students will learn how to employ the PICO (TS) format when analyzing existing health policies and creating new health policies. Spring and Summer.