The Politics of Health Policy (3)
This course is the study of the processes and strategies influencing health and social policy, and the social and political contexts in which policy is created.
- Critically examine the different theoretical and ideological perspectives from which policy is conceptualised.
- Analyze the social, political and economic contexts in which policy is created and enacted.
- Interpret health and social policy processes in the context of larger social trends and political mandates.
- Examine how policies differentially affect particular populations and shape health and social inequities.
- Identify new directions needed in health and social policy development.
- Critically examine how nurses and other health professionals can influence policy development and implementation.
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