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Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide / Edition 6

Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide / Edition 6

by Jeri A. Milstead, Nancy M. Short
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Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide, Sixth Edition encompasses the entire health policy process from agenda setting through policy and program evaluation. This is an essential text for both graduate and undergraduate students. The Sixth Edition features 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 extensive experience and provides concrete examples of real-life situations that help students understand the link between nursing, policy theory and political action.

New to the Sixth Edition:

Updated theory content across all chapters
New case studies reflect current issues
Discussion Points connect theory to practice
New chapter focused on how students can become involved in the policy process

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284126372
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/11/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 127,588
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Senior Nurse Consultant, Milstead Innovations, Dublin, Ohio

Associate Professor, Duke University School of Nursing

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Informing Public Policy: An Important Role for Registered Nurses
Chapter2 Agenda Setting: What Rises to a Policy Maker's Attention?
Chapter3 Government Response: Legislation
Chapter4 Government Response: Regulation
Chapter5 Public Policy Design
Chapter6 Policy Implementation
Chapter7 Health Policy and Social Program Evaluation
Chapter8 The Impact of EHRs, Big Data, and Evidence-Informed Practice
Chapter9 Interprofessional Practice
Chapter10 Overview: The Economics and Finance of Health Care
Chapter11 The Impact of Globalization: Nurses Influencing Global Health Policy
Chapter12 An Insider's Guide to Engaging in Policy Activities

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