Description: Seminar, three hours. Requisite: doctoral standing. Prepares students to become engaged and committed to leadership role in health policy. Students gain principles, skills, and knowledge to advocate for patients, profession, and health care systems gained through analysis of existing policies, programs, and guidelines that govern health care services and practice. Within ethical framework, discussion of issues of equity, health disparities, access to care, and quality of care. Through development of policy brief, students recognize role of political activism as it relates to DNP practice. Letter grading.