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Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare - Revised Reprint

ISBN-10: 0323242413
ISBN-13: 9780323242417
Edition: 6th 2013
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. 145 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. The revised reprint includes a new appendix with coverage of the new Affordable Care Act. With these insights and strategies, you'll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Up-to-date coverage on the Affordable Care Act in an Appendix new to the revised reprint. Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues. Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy. Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished. Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! A new Appendix on the Affordable Care Act , its implementation as of mid-2013, and the implications for nursing, is included in the revised reprint. 18 new chapters ensure that you have the most up-to-date information on policy and politics. The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 .

Introduction to Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care
A Framework for Action in Policy and Politics
A Historical Perspective on Policy, Politics and Nursing
Learning the Ropes of Policy, Politics, and Advocacy
TAKING ACTION How I Learned the Ropes of Policy and Politics
Advocacy in Nursing and Health Care NEW!
A Primer on Political Philosophy
The Policy Process
Political Analysis and Strategies
Health Policy, Politics, and Professional Ethics
Using the Power of Media to Influence Health Policy and Politics
Communications Skills for Success in Policy and Politics
Conflict Management in Health Care: The Tipping Point Arrives
Health Care Delivery and Financing
The United States Health Care System
Financing Health Care in the United States
Could a National Health System Work in the United States?
A Primer on Health Economics
Reforming Medicare
Children's Health Insurance Coverage: Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program
The United States Military Health System: Policy Challenges in Wartime and Peacetime
The Veteran's Administration Health System: An Overview of Major Policy Issues
The Uninsured and Underinsured-On the Cusp of Health Reform NEW!
Policy Approaches to Address Health Disparities NEW!
The Rural Health Care Tundra NEW!
Long-Term Care Policy Issues
Home Care and Hospice: Evolving Policy NEW!
Achieving Mental Health Parity
Integrative Health: Pathway to Health Reform and a Healthier Nation
Nursing's Influence on Drug Development and Safety
Chronic Care Policy: Medical Homes and Primary Care NEW!
Family Caregiving and Social Policy
Retail Health Care Clinics: Filling a Gap in the Health Care System NEW!
Nurse-Managed Health Centers
Community Health Centers: Successful Advocacy for Expanding Health Care Access
TAKING ACTION Setting Health Care in its Social Context
TAKING ACTION Reimbursement Issues for Nurse Anesthetists: A Continuing Challenge
The Role of Foundations in Improving Health Care
Social Security: Key to Economic Security
The United Kingdom's Health System: Myths and Realities
Policy and Politics in Research and Nursing Science
Science, Policy, and Politics NEW!
Research as a Political and Policy Tool
Health Services Research: Translating Research into Policy
Politics and Evidence-Based Practice and Policy NEW!
The Society for Women's Health Research: Using Evidence-Based Policy to Improve Health
Using Research to Advance Healthy Social Policies for Children
TAKING ACTION Reefer Madness: The Clash of Science, Politics, and Medical Marijuana
TAKING ACTION The Journey into the Hallowed Halls of Politics: How Nurse Practitioners Changed Pennsylvania Policy
Policy and Politics in the Workplace and Workforce
Policy and Politics in the Contemporary Work Environment
Quality and Safety in Healthcare: Policy Issues NEW!
The Nursing Workforce
Nursing Education Policy: The Unending Debate Over Entry into Practice and the New Debate over Doctoral Degrees NEW!
The Politics of Advanced Practice Nursing
Global Nurse Migration NEW!
Nurse Staffing Ratios: Policy Options NEW!
TAKING ACTION Aligning Care at the Bedside with the C-Suite
TAKING ACTION When a Hurricane Strikes: The Challenge of Crafting Workplace Policy
Workplace Abuse in Nursing: Policy Strategies NEW!
TAKING ACTION Advocating for Nurses Injured in the Workplace NEW!
TAKING ACTION Influencing the Workplace by Serving on a Hospital's Board of Directors
The Intersection of Technology and Health Care: Policy and Practice Implications
Influence of Magnet Recognition� on Organization and Workplace Policy
Collective Bargaining in Nursing
Workplace Advocacy
Policy and Politics in the Government
Contemporary Issues in Government
How Government Works: What You Need to Know to Influence the Process
An Overview of Legislation and Regulation
Nursing Licensure and Regulation
Regulating Industrial Chemicals to Protect the Environment and Human Health
Lobbying Policymakers: Individual and Collective Strategies
TAKING ACTION An Insider's View of Lobbying
Political Appointments
TAKING ACTION Influencing Policy as a Member of the San Francisco Health Commission
Nursing and the Courts
The American Voter and the Electoral Process
TAKING ACTION Anatomy of a Political Campaign
TAKING ACTION Nurses for Obama: My Advocacy and Experience on the Campaign Trail
Is There a Nurse in the House? The Nurses in the United States Congress
TAKING ACTION Nurse, Educator, and Legislator: My Journey to the Delaware General Assembly
TAKING ACTION Into the Rabbit Hole: My Journey to Service on a City Council
TAKING ACTION Truth or Dare: One Nurse's Political Campaign
Political Activity: Different Rules for Government-Employed Nurses
Policy and Politics in Associations and Interest Groups
Interest Groups in Health Care Policy and Politics
Current Issues in Nursing Associations
Professional Nursing Associations: Meeting Needs of Nurses and the Profession
TAKING ACTION The Center to Champion Nursing in America: Mobilizing Consumers and Other Stakeholders
TAKING ACTION The Raise the Voice Campaign: Nurse-Led Innovations Changing Public Policy NEW!
Coalitions: A Powerful Political Strategy
TAKING ACTION A Rough Road in Texas: Advanced Practice Nurses Build a Strong Coalition
TAKING ACTION The National Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
TAKING ACTION The Virginia Nursing Kitchen Cabinet
The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry
Policy and Politics in the Community
Where Policy Hits the Pavement: Contemporary Issues in Communities
An Introduction to Community Activism
TAKING ACTION From Sewage Problems to the Statehouse: My Life as an Elected Official
TAKING ACTION Community Advocacy in Pennsylvania: How I Worked to Make My Community Healthier
TAKING ACTION A Nurse Practitioner's Advocacy Efforts in Nevada
TAKING ACTION One Nurse's Fight Against Gang Violence in California
TAKING ACTION The Canary Coalition for Clean Air in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains
TAKING ACTION The Nightingales Take on Big Tobacco
Lactivism: Breastfeeding Advocacy in the United States
TAKING ACTION Postpartum Depression: The Convergence of Media Coverage and Community Activism to Influence Health Policy
Nursing in the International Community: A Broader View of Nursing Issues
TAKING ACTION Ugandan Nurses Leading Health Policy Change NEW!
Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Disease: A Global Challenge
Human Trafficking: The Need for Nursing Advocacy NEW!
The Affordable Care Act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States NEW!
Health Policy Internships and Fellowships

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