NURS 206: Global Issues in Healthcare

Semester Hours 3.0

Political and economic factors as well as the cultural processes of globalization significantly impacts population health, healthcare systems and global health. A global perspective will be used to examine varying meanings of health as well as the range of factors that encourage the health of some and exclude it from others.  Specific emphasis on ethical frameworks based on human rights, cultural diversity, and social justice to enhance understanding of the global dimensions of health and disease, various strategic health initiatives, and correlating healthcare interventions. Additional focus on the impact of HIV/AIDS, human trafficking, infectious diseases, health in reproduction, social determinants of health will be explored. This courses satisfies the CORE 300 requirement.