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- Weekly study3 hours
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Policy Formulation and Analysis in Healthcare
Discover healthcare policy, from formulation to policy implementation
On this course, you’ll have the opportunity to evaluate and debate the practices and challenges related to policy development and formulation at local and national levels.
As you consider the changing dimensions of healthcare provision, you’ll have the chance to examine the evolution, principles and policies of policy identification, formulation and implementation.
You’ll look at various health policies in detail to trace the connections between them and explore their respective impact.
You’ll also be encouraged to take on a global perspective by considering the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Definition of health care policy
- Connections to healthcare policies
- What are health policies?
- Global perspective – Sustainable Development Goals
- Developing policies and impact assessments
- Building health policies
- Measuring impacts
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Demonstrate an understanding of different theories that are useful in policy formulation and analysis
- Identify key features of the processes of policy identification, formulation and implementation
- Justify and exemplify the policy role in learning organisations, innovation and change in healthcare
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those with a background in healthcare who are looking to progress their roles in middle and senior management.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
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What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!
How do degrees work on FutureLearn?
Which program and degree is this course part of?
This course is part of the program Policy, Politics and Transforming Practice , which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Master of Business Administration (Health Care Sector).