Course DescriptionThis course will examine the legal, political, economic and social complexities of current health care delivery systems. Current issues and future perspectives in health care will be critically analyzed in relation to their implication for and their influence on the organized profession, individual nurses and nursing practice. Students will be expected to take personal and professional action in addressing some of these issues through their use of the political process and in the application of research finding. At a beginning level, students will participate in the development of health and social policy.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.
The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.
Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times that may vary or extend past the scheduled course end date. Details will be provided at the start of each course.
See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.