Health Disparities Theory,Rsch & Methods

NURSE-GN 3325, Credits, (Spring)

This course focuses on concepts, theory, and research related to health disparities within the context of health care delivery. Diversity, vulnerability, culture/ethnicity and socioeconomic contexts will be presented as well as individual, health care provider and health care system level factors. Emphasis is placed on critical appraisal and synthesis of nursing and multidisciplinary literature that guides research, clinical practice and policy focused on health disparities. Course content emphasizes urban environments and lifestyles that contribute to health disparities.