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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: 102,838
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

Chapter 1 Informing Public Policy: An Important Role for Registered Nurses
Chapter 2 Agenda Setting: What Rises to a Policy Maker's Attention?
Chapter 3 Government Response: Legislation
Chapter 4 Government Response: Regulation
Chapter 5 Public Policy Design
Chapter 6 Policy Implementation
Chapter 7 Health Policy and Social Program Evaluation
Chapter 8 The Impact of EHRs, Big Data, and Evidence-Informed Practice
Chapter 9 Interprofessional Practice
Chapter 10 Overview: The Economics and Finance of Health Care
Chapter 11 The Impact of Globalization: Nurses Influencing Global Health Policy
Chapter 12 An Insider's Guide to Engaging in Policy Activities

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