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Health Policy And Politics / Edition 4

Health Policy And Politics / Edition 4

by Jeri A. MilsteadJeri A. Milstead
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide, Fifth Edition encompasses the entire health policy process from agenda setting through policy and program evaluation and is an essential text for both graduate and undergraduate students. The Fifth Edition includes expanded information on the breadth of policy making and includes the impact of social media, economics, finance and other timely topics. The authors draw from their experience and provide concrete examples of real-life situations that help students understand the link between policy theory and political action.

New to the Fifth Edition:

Updated case studies involve the reader in making the connection between theory and active participation in policy making
New chapter on inter-professional practice, education, and research
Reference to the Affordable Care Act and other laws that affect the health care of consumers and the organization of health care system
Expanded content on economics and finance
New content and focus on the impact of social media on health care consumers and systems

Key Pedagogical Features

Key terms are identified at the beginning of each chapter. Each term is defined and found in bold font when used throughout the text.
Headings organize the logical flow of material and direct the reader. Headings are found throughout each chapter and make specific topics easy-to-find.
Discussion points/Activities are included at the end of each chapter. The reader is guided to consider or discuss with others important content or topics so as to deepen understanding of the material and discover where and how to increase involvement.
Case studies present the reader with real-world examples of concepts and require responses

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901449665097
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/02/2011
Edition description: NE
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Senior Nurse Consultant, Milstead Innovations, Dublin, Ohio

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Advanced Practice Nurses and Public Policy, Naturally
Chapter2 Agenda Setting
Chapter3 Government Response: Legislation
Chapter4 Government Regulation: Parallel and Powerful
Chapter5 Policy Design
Chapter6 Policy Implementation
Chapter7 Program Evaluation
Chapter8 Impact of the Internet and Social Networking on Healthcare Policy
Chapter9 Interprofessional Practice, Education, Research
Chapter10 Applied Healthcare Economics and Finance for the Noneconomics Major
Chapter11 Global Connections

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