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NURS 559/659 Understanding Social Determinants of Health
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations, Nurse Education


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: DNP


Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:Oregon Health and Science University

Pre-requisites: None

Course Description: This course focuses on the social determinants of health and their influence on health outcomes. Factors that contribute to development of vulnerable populations and health disparities will be explored. Opportunities to appraise existing available tools and resources for learning and communicating about social determinants of health and health disparities for a focus population will be provided. Implications for nursing education, research, practice, and policy development are explored.


Method of Instruction: Online asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Sakai

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Alyssa Luu



Tuition: $550 per quarter credit


Other considerations: Please contact Alyssa Luu for any questions


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2016

Section: 1
Instructor:Joanne Noone
Credits: 3 / Quarter

Contact for more information.

FALL 2017

Credits: 3 / Quarter

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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