NS3225D - Nursing Theory and Healthcare Delivery Models - 4 Credits
This course will utilize Leininger's theory on culture care as a framework for introducing the learner to the paradigms, theories, values, concepts, and phenomenon of interest in the discipline of nursing. Learners will explore the relationships between theory, research, and practice. Additionally, learners will explore the U.S. healthcare delivery system, healthcare economics, the political process, and its impact on the health of individuals, families, and communities. Within this framework the learner will examine the impact of cultural, social, and ethnic diversity on the delivery of health care and develop strategies for addressing healthcare issues utilizing the political process.