Jan 16, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin 
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NURS 624 - Economic Policies in Nursing and Healthcare

Credits: 3

This course applies economic theories and analytic techniques to resource allocation in nursing and healthcare is discussed. Skill development to analyze healthcare issues from an economic perspective will be emphasized including three fundamental observations of the world that 1) resources are scarce relative to wants; 2) resources have alternative uses making choice (rationing) necessary and inevitable; and 3) there are significant variations in the relative importance that people attach to wants, making unique solutions unlikely.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 606  (grade of B or better)

Term(s) Offered: Spring

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