POLS 3309. HEALTH POLITICS, POLICY, AND ADVOCACY. 3 Hours.
Explores health politics, policy, and advocacy in modern American politics in areas such as health care costs, the opioid epidemic, natural disasters, smoking and vaping, vaccines, and scooters. Considers how stakeholders such as patients, advocacy groups, hospitals, medical professionals, and insurance companies influence policy-making, and how health care policies shape patient care.