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679 Evidence-Based Policy Development

Evidence-Based Policy Development (26:705:679:T1:01764)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 8/14
Class Times: T, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Instructor: Matro
Location: Conklin Hall - Room 445
Format: On Campus
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Focuses on leveraging nursing research in the development of evidence-based health policy in the private and public policy arenas. Theoretical bases and strategies for evidence-based health policy development will be analyzed. Leadership skills in the areas of influencing evidence-based policy, garnering grassroots support, and developing a policy message for the media and policymakers will be developed. Examples of translation of NIH-funded research into health policy decisions at the professional, organizational, state, federal, and international levels will be critiqued, and students will analyze the implications of their proposed research on policy development.

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