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NURS:6811 Social Determinants of Health and Health System Inequities
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations,


Course Level: Doctoral Advanced

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:The University of Iowa

Pre-requisites: None; no prior instructor approval needed

Course Description: Social determinants of health outcomes and inequities; social and economic forces that shape them using various perspectives and lenses; conceptualization and measurement of variables representing risk and inequities that serve as the organizing framework for course discussions, including individual and social factors; critical analysis of research studies for social bias.


Method of Instruction: Asynchronous

Delivery Platform: ICON (Canvas)

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Lin Pierce



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Addresses various social determinants of health and barriers to quality care. Is an advanced core course for the PhD in nursing. Open to DNP students. Asynchronous online delivery method.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 0EXW
Instructor:Janette Taylor
Credits: 3 / Semester

University of Iowa spring break = March 12-16, 2018/


Section: 0EXW
Instructor:Janette Taylor
Credits: 3 / Semester

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