Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care

ISBN-10: 1416023143

ISBN-13: 9781416023142

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

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

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Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 5th Edition enables readers to analyze policy issues, enhance their political knowledge and skills, and prepare for leadership roles in policy-making and public health. This resource cultivates the development of valuable skills including conflict management, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change -- essential abilities for any nurse assuming a leadership role in today's changing health care environment.
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List price: $79.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1104
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

Introduction to Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care
Policy & Politics: A Framework for Action
Vignette: The Influence of Values on a Policy Agenda: The Quaker Perspective
A Historical Perspective on Policy, Politics, and Nursing
Learning the Ropes of Policy, Politics, and Advocacy
Vignette: Learning to be the Lead Goose: Making the Leap into Policy
Vignette: The Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship
Vignette: How a Nurse Learned to Advance Geriatric Nursing Issues
A Primer on Political Philosophy
Policy Development and Analysis: Understanding the Process
Political Analysis and Strategies
Taking Action: The Nightingales Take on Big Tobacco
Communication Skills for Political Success
Coalitions: A Powerful Political Strategy
Taking Action: Lessons from the Long-Term Care Coalition
Harnessing the Power of the Media to Influence Health Policy and Politics
Taking Action: Getting Free Media Coverage for Nursing Issues
Taking Action: Distributed Campaigns: Using the Internet to Empower Activism
Taking Action: Talking the Right Talk about Nursing
Taking Action: Changing Poor Portrayals of Nurses in the Media: The Center for Nursing Advocacy
Research as a Political and Policy Tool
Policyspotlight: From Practice to Policy: Improving Wound Care Outcomes
Policyspotlight: Falls and Public Policy: Creating a Blueprint for Change
Conflict Management: A Critical Part of Politics
Policyspotlight: Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Tool for Managing Conflict Phyllis
Health Policy, Politics, and Professional Ethics
Health Care Delivery and Financing
The U.S. Health Care System
Policyspotlight: The National Health Service in the United Kingdom
Policyspotlight: Could a National Health System Work in The United States?
Taking Action: Community Health Centers: A Successful Strategy for Improving Health Care Access
Policyspotlight: The Politics of Long-Term Care
Policyspotlight: Evolving Policy in Home Health Care
Policyspotlight: Mental Health Parity: Will it Ever Happen?
Policyspotlight: The Department of Defense Tricare Program: Health Care for the U.S. Military
Policyspotlight: The U.S. Veterans Administration: Policy Change for the Greater Good in an Integrated Health System
Policyspotlight: Successes and Struggles in Complementary Health Care
Taking Action: The Role of Foundations in Improving Health Care
Vignette: Neonatal Palliative Care: Moving a Vision Forward
Policyspotlight: The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry
A Primer on Health Economics
Policyspotlight: Social Security: Key to Economic Security
Financing Health Care in the United States
Taking Action: Massachusetts' Strategy for Financing Health Care for the Uninsured
Policyspotlight: Reforming Medicare
Policyspotlight: Interests, Ideology, and Institutional Dynamics in the Creation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Policyspotlight: Children's Health Insurance Coverage: Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Taking Action: Using Private Funds to Improve School Health
Policy and Politics in the Workplace
Contemporary Issues in the Health Care Workplace
Policyspotlight: How Magnet Status Drives Change in Health Care Institutions
Policyspotlight: When a Hurricane Strikes: The Challenge of Crafting Workplace Policy
Taking Action: Health Services Research: Shaping Patient Safety Policy
Ten Keys to Unlocking Policy Change in the Workplace
Vignette: Needlestick Injuries in the Workplace: Implications for Public Policy
Taking Action: Transforming Care at the Bedside: Shadyside Hospital's Code Red
Taking Action: Family Presence at the Bedside: Changing Hospital Policy
The Nursing Workforce: Supply and Demand
Policyspotlight: California Nurse Staffing Ratios
Policyspotlight: Mandatory Staffing: Australia's Experience
Taking Action: Using Technology to Mitigate the Nursing Shortage
Policyspotlight: Nurse Staffing Impact on Organizational Outcomes
Policyspotlight: Diversity in Nursing: A Long Road Ahead
Politics of Advanced Practice Nursing
Taking Action: Diminishing Reproductive Choices in New York City: The Demise of the Midwifery Model
Policyspotlight: Reimbursement Issues for Nurse Anesthetists: A Continuing Challenge
Collective Action in the Workplace: The Role of Unions
Taking Action: Non-Union Collective Action in Nursing
A Political Minefield: Conducting Nursing Research
Policy and Politics in the Government
Contemporary Issues in Government
Taking Action: Stem Cell Research in Maryland: A Nurse Legislator's Initiative
Policyspotlight: Reefer Madness: The Illogical Politics of Medical Marijuana
Policyspotlight: Genetics, Discrimination, and Privacy
Policyspotlight: Intimate Partner Violence: A Public Health and Policy Problem
How Government Works and What You Need to Know to Influence the Process
Taking Action: Political Appointments
Vignette: Making the Most of Political Appointments: My Life as a Federal and State Official
An Overview of Legislation and Regulation
Vignette: From Sewage Problems to the Statehouse: My Life as an Elected Official
Vignette: Farmgirl, Nurse, and Legislator: My Journey to the Delaware General Assembly
Vignette: A Nurse in Congress
Vignette: I Believed I Could Make a Difference
Vignette: My Path to Congress
Taking Action: Hog-Housed: The Life and Death of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Entry to Practice in North Dakota
Policyspotlight: The Politics of Nursing Regulation and Licensure
Lobbying Policymakers: Individual and Collective Strategies
Vignette: An Insider's View of Lobbying
Interest Groups: Powerful Political Catalysts in Health Care
Vignette: Extending Your Influence: Serving on the AARP Board
The American Voter and Electoral Politics
Policyspotlight: Political Activity: Different Rules for Government-Employed Nurses
Taking Action: The Power of Political Contributions
Taking Action: Anatomy of a Political Campaign
Vignette: Truth or Dare: One Nurse's Political Campaign
Vignette: There's Nothing Quite Like Campaigning for Office
Nursing and the Courts
Policy and Politics in Organizations
Contemporary Issues in Nursing Organizations
You and Your Professional Nursing Organization
Nursing In Action: Policy Initiatives of Specialty Nursing Associations
Taking Action: The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses: Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments
Taking Action: The Oncology Nursing Society: Engaging Support for the Nurse Reinvestment Act
Taking Action: The American Nephrology Nurses' Association: A Grassroots Initiative to Educate Lawmakers
Taking Action: The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses: Reimbursement Policy for Registered Nurse First Assistants
Taking Action: The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses: Policy Initiatives to Address Workplace Violence
Taking Action: The Emergency Nurses Association: Making the Case for Safe Staffing Systems
Taking Action: The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners: Taking Action on the Epidemic of Childhood Overweight
Taking Action: The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses: Folic Acid Advocacy
Taking Action: The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses: All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Education and Legislation
Policy and Politics in the Community
Where Policy Hits the Pavement: Contemporary Issues In Communities
Vignette: Homelessness and Health: Creating Lasting Solutions
Policyspotlight: Sex, Science, and Policy: Approaches to Adolescent Sexual Health
Policyspotlight: The Demise of an Adolescent Sexuality Education Program
Policyspotlight: The Politics of Childhood Immunizations
Policyspotlight: Wake-up Call: Mobilizing Communities to Improve Health Literacy
Policyspotlight: Childcare Policy: A Challenge for the Nation
Working with the Community for Change
Policyspotlight Regulating Industrial Chemicals to Protect the Environment and Human Health
Taking Action: The Condom Lady
Taking Action: Influencing the Community by Serving on a Board
Nursing in the International Community: A Broader View of Nursing Issues
Policyspotlight: Global Migration of Nurses: Managing a Scarce Resource
Policyspotlight: Infectious Disease: A Global Health Care Challenge
Policyspotlight: The Global HIV/AIDS Crisis: Policy Responses in the Face of Limited Resources
Policyspotlight: Conflict and War: Impact on the Health of Societies
Vignette: International Emergencies: Health Care and Human Rights
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