Introduction to Global Health: Issues and Challenges

Course Number: NURS 420
Credit(s): 2
Prerequisite(s):

This course introduces global health concepts and the network of organizations working to advance health care internationally. Emphasis is on global burden of disease, determinants of health and importance of interdisciplinary approach to health care delivery. Provide students with a broad introduction to programs, systems and policies affecting global health. Will explore facets of the global health care delivery system, health care economics and the political process and its impact on the health of individuals and populations.