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Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care

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ISBN-10: 0323241441

ISBN-13: 9780323241441

Edition: 7th

Authors: Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, Mary W. Chaffee

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Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th Edition helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 100 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. 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.Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished.Key points summarize the most relevant lessons in the text.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.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.Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards!NEW! Nine new chapters ensure that you have knowledge of the most up-to-date information on policy and politics.NEW! The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform, including the Affordable Care Act.NEW! Online resources are listed for each chapter for further study.NEW! Discussion questions at the end of each chapter encourage classroom discussion.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/17/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 824
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English