This course introduces the student to the ways that nurses influence healthy public policymaking in Canada, including public policy processes in the context of health care issues. The student will explore how nurses can influence policy reform and its implications to the health care system. The student will practice formulating and articulating a position. This course will help the student to advance critical thinking and understanding of Canada’s evolving health care system in political, social, economic, and historical contexts.
Course code: NURS 4166
Length: 30 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.