Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory; Project (Term Project). Prerequisite(s): Current enrollment in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership graduate program or consent of instructor. Comparative health status data, major current health issues globally, nationally, regionally. Theoretical perspectives on social, political, economic determinants of health. Health-care systems examined, linked to data, and evaluated in regards to outcomes. Aging, rural, ethnic minority populations highlighted. (Letter.) Effective: 2010 Fall Quarter.