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Health Economics and Finance for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Students apply health care economic and finance theory to the analysis of factors influencing health systems' structure, function and process. Both the US and global trends in health care delivery are examined from a historical and contemporary perspective of increasing social change and health care access. Students develop skills in financial management including budget preparation and tailoring budgets to changes in health policy at the local, state, and national level. Competency in utilizing and applying finance tools and measures for analysis and reporting will be developed through the use of case studies common to advanced practice nursing. Students are prepared to develop collaborative health care access points in order to advocate for vulnerable populations while controlling costs and improving quality.

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