SOCI134 - HEALTH AND SOCIAL POLICY

Health and Social Policy is an interdisciplinary course examining health care and social policy from domestic and international perspectives. The course is designed to engage students in critical thinking about social determinants of health, the organization and outcomes of health care systems and institutions, global health priorities and challenges, and the implications for public policy. Topics include the social inequalities and health; how organizational context of health care impacts outcomes; management of human resources in health nationally and globally; analysis of medical error, its causes, and consequences; review and critique of public policies in U.S. health care; and global health priorities and international health policy. Issues of current public debate in health and health care will provide a context for learning. There are no prerequisites. The course is intended for general lists as well as for those planning careers in health care.
Society sector (all classes)
Section 401 - LEC
M 0300PM-0600PM
AIKEN, LINDA
GERMACK, HAYLEY
CLAIRE M. FAGIN HALL (NURSING 215