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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. Approximately 150 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.
-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!
-18 new chapters ensure that you have knowledge of 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.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Policy & Politics in Nursing & 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|
|How I Learned the Ropes of Policy and Politics|
|Taking Action: 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|
|Media, Policy, and Politics|
|Communications Skills for Political Success|
|Conflict Management in Health Care: The Tipping Point Arrives|
|Health Care Delivery and Financing|
|The U.S. Health Care System|
|Financing Health Care in the U.S.|
|Could a National Health System Work in the United States?|
|A Primer on Health Economics|
|Children's Health Insurance Coverage: Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program|
|The U.S. Military Health System: Policy Challenges in Wartime and Peacetime|
|The Veteran's Administration Health System: An Overview of Major Policy Issues|
|The United States' Health Insurance Crisis NEW!|
|Policy Approaches to Address Health Disparities NEW!|
|The Rural Health Care Tundra NEW!|
|Long Term Care Policy Issues|
|Home Health Care: Evolving Policy NEW!|
|Achieving Mental Health Parity through Policy and Political Action: A Call to Nursing|
|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 Care-giving and Social Policy|
|Retail Health Care Clinics: Filling a Gap in the Health Care System NEW!|
|Nurse Managed Centers: Using Data to Increase Access|
|Community Health Centers: Successful Advocacy for Expanding Health Care Access|
|Taking Action: Setting Health Care in its Social Context, an Interview with Ruth Watson Lubic, EdD, CNM, FAAN|
|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 to Policy|
|The Marriage of Evidence-Based Practice and Policy NEW!|
|The Society for Women's Health Research: Advanced Health Through Science and Advocacy|
|Using Research to Advance Healthy Social Policies for Children|
|Taking Action: Reefer Madness: The Clash of Science, Politics, and Medical Marijuana|
|Taking Action: Translating Research to Action: Using Evidence to Improve Women's Health|
|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 Workforc|
|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 Disaster 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 Care: Policy Issues|
|Influence of Magnet Recognition on Organization and Workplace Policy|
|Collective Bargaining in Nursing|
|Policy and Politics in the Government|
|Current Issues in the U.S. 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|
|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 U.S. 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 (LGBT) Health|
|Taking Action: The Nursing Kitchen Cabinet: The Virginia Nursing Coalition|
|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 State House: 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 NC'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 Re-emerging Infectious Disease: A Global Challenge|
|Human Trafficking: The Need for Nursing Advocacy NEW!|
|Health Policy Internships and Education|
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