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Policy & politics in nursing and health care / Diana J. Mason, Elizabeth Dickson, Monica R. McLemore, G. Adriana Perez.

Format Book and Print
EditionEighth edition.
Publication Info St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2021]
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionxxiii, 656 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Other author/creatorMason, Diana J., 1948- editor.
Other author/creatorDickson, Elizabeth Lynne, editor.
Other author/creatorMcLemore, Monica R., editor.
Other author/creatorPerez, G. Adriana, editor.
Variant title Policy and politics in nursing and health care
Contents Unit 1. Introduction to policy and politics in nursing and health care -- Frameworks for action in policy and politics / Diana J. Mason, Elizabeth Dickson, Monica R. McLemore, and G. Adriana Perez -- Historical perspective on policy, politics, and nursing / Patricia D'Antonio, Julie Fairman, Sandra B. Lewenson -- Advocacy in nursing and health care / Susan Apold -- Learning the ropes of policy and politics / Wanda Montalvo -- Taking action: Just say yes: learning to move beyond the fear / Chelsea Savage -- A primer on political philosophy / Beth L. Rodgers, Sally S. Cohen -- The policy process / Eileen T. O'Grady -- Political analysis and strategies / Mary Foley -- Communication and conflict management in health policy / Karen Elisabeth Warner -- Research as a political and policy tool / Lynn Price, Katarzyna Lessard, and Erica Mumm -- Using research to advance health and social policies for children / Eileen K. Fry-Bowers and Kristi K. Westphalna -- Using the power of media to influence health policy and politics / Beth Gharrity Gardner, Diana J. Mason, Barbara Glickstein, and Monica R. McLemore -- Taking action: billboards and a social media campaign / Monica R. McLemore -- Health policy, politics, and professional ethics / Carol R. Taylor, Susan I. Belanger.
Contents Unit 2. Health care delivery and financing -- The changing United States health care system / Hillary Schneller and Barbara J. Safriet -- A primer on health economics of nursing and health policy / Len M. Nichols -- Financing health care in the United States / Joyce A. Pulcini and Betty Rambur -- The Affordable Care Act: an uncertain future / Carole R. Myers -- The National Association of Hispanic Nurses educating multicultural communities on the patient protection and Affordable Care Act / G. Adriana Perez -- Patient engagement and public policy: emerging new paradigms and roles / Jane Clare Joyner and Mary Jo Kreitzer -- The marinated mind: why overuse is an epidemic and how to reduce it / Rosemary Gibson -- Policy approaches to address health disparities / Nadia Campos de Andrade and Carmen Alvarez -- Taking action: policy advocacy for American Indian/Alaska Native children: school nutrition and indigenous food sovereignty / Regina S Eddie (Dine') and Dorinda L. Welle -- Taking action: addressing the health needs of immigrant/migrant farmworkers / Maria Elena Ruiz -- The unfulfilled promise of mental health and addiction parity / Freida H. Outlaw, Jake Coffey, Sita M. Diehl, and Patricia K. Bradley -- Improving LGBTO+ health: nursing policy can make a difference / Sarah Stover Filer Zollweg, Valerie Tobin, Zif Garner Goldstein, David M. Keepnews, and Peggy L. Chinn -- Reproductive health policy / Carol F. Roye and Monica R. McLemore -- Public and population health: promoting the health of the public / Susan Swider and Heide Cygan -- Taking action: influencing public health in a politically charged environment / Gina Miranda-Diaz -- Disaster response and public health emergency preparedness / Tener Goodwin Veenema, Roberta Proffitt Lavin, and Clifton P. Thornton -- Advancing new models of primary care / Margaret Mary Flinter and Mary Blankson -- Family caregiving and social policy / Susan C. Reinhard and Heather M. Young -- Dual eligibles: challenges and innovations in care / Pamela Z. Cacchione -- Home care, hospice, and community-based care: evolving policy / Mary Ann Christopher, Sheri Brand, Florence Kariuki, and Maria LoGrippo -- Long-term services and supports policy issues / Caroline Stephens, Michele Diaz, and Laura M. Wagner -- The United States military and Veterans Administration health systems: contemporary overview and policy challenges / Jennifer Hatzfeld and Sheila Cox Sullivan.
Contents Unit 3. Policy and politics in the government -- Contemporary issues in government / Grant R. Martsolf -- How government works: what you need to know to influence the process / Casey R. Shillam and Sandra Whitley Ryals -- An overview of legislative and regulatory processes / Mary Jean Schumann -- Lobbying policymakers: individual and collective strategies / Lauren M Inouye -- Political activity: different rules for government employees / Kathleen E. Sykes -- Taking action: reflective musings from a nurse politician / Susan L. Adams -- Taking action: running against the odds: there's a nurse in the assembly / Dawn Marie Adams -- Political appointments / Amy L. Anderson and Alexia E. Green -- Nursing and the courts / David M. Keepnews and Virginia Trotter Betts -- Nursing licensure and regulation / Edie Brous -- Taking action: nurse, educator, and legislator: my journey to the Delaware General Assembly and as Lieutenant Governor / Bethany Hall-Long.
Contents Unit 4. Policy and politics in the workplace and workforce -- Policy and politics in health care organizations / Rhonda Anderson and Mary Beth Kingston -- Taking your place at the table: board appointments and service / Kimberly J. Harper and Laurie S. Benson -- Taking action: nurse leaders in the boardroom / Linda Burnes Bolton, Catherine Alicia Georges, and Rita Wray -- Quality and safety in health care: policy issues / Jean Johnson, Esther Emard, and Bonnie R. Sakallaris -- Politics and evidence-based practice and policy / Sean P. Clarke -- The nursing workforce / Mary Lou Brunell and Andrea Uitti Bresnahan -- Rural health care: workforce challenges and opportunities / Pamela Stewart Fahs and Nicole Rouhana -- Taking action: increasing specialty medical care access in rural communities / Deirdre E. Kearney and Debra A. Banks -- Nurse staffing ratios: policy options / Joanne Spetz -- The contemporary work environment of nursing / Deborah Washington -- Taking action: racism in the workplace / Kanya V. Beard -- Collective strategies for transformation in the workplace / Toby Bressler and Linda M. Valentino -- Political context of advanced practice nursing / Andrea Brassard -- Taking action: never underestimate the power of a personal story / Danielle Howa Pendergrass -- Taking action: removing APRN regulatory barriers in West Virginia / Toni DiChiacchio -- Taking action: full practice authority: a tale of two states / Carolyn Montoya and Gale Adcock -- Policy and politics in nursing academia / Ellen Frances Dlshansky -- The intersection of technology and health care: policy and practice implications / Carol A. Romano.
Contents Unit 5. Policy and politics in associations and interest groups -- Interest groups in health care policy and politics / Joanne Warner -- Policy issues in nursing associations / Ramon Lavandero -- Taking action: school nursing at the intersection of health and education / Donna Mazyck and Nina R. Fekaris -- Taking action: the alliance of nurses for healthy environments promoting environmental health / Ruth McDermott-Levy and Katie Huffling -- Coalitions: a powerful political strategy / Rebecca (Rice) Bowers-Lanier -- Taking action: campaign for action / Susan B. Hassmiller -- Taking action: why not Minot? The battle over North Dakota's first smoke-free ordinance / Kelly Buettner-Schmidt, Mary Muhlbradt, and Lori Brierley.
Contents Unit 6. Policy and politics in the community -- Where policy hits the pavement: contemporary issues in communities / Elizabeth Dickson and Monica R. Mclemore -- An introduction to community activism / DeAnne K. Hillfinger Messias and Robin Dawson Estrada -- Taking action: from sewage problems to the statehouse: serving communities / Mary L. Behrens -- Taking action: contaminated water and elevated blood lead levels in Flint / Loretta Jackson Brown -- Creating a culture of health and working with communities / Clair Millet and Renee S. Frauendienst -- Taking action: activism: a community rises / Lucia Judith Alfano -- Family and sexual violence, nursing, and U.S. policy / Kathryn Laughon and Angela Amar -- Human trafficking: the need for nursing advocacy / Donna Sabella -- Taking action: policy, politics, and advocating for medicinal cannabis use / Carey S. Clark -- Think globally, act locally: nursing and global health / Jane E. Salvage and Jill F. White -- Infectious disease in a highly connected world: nurses' role to prevent, detect, respond / Catherine M. Dentinger and Amy R. Kolwaite.
Abstract Learn how to influence policy and become a leader in today's changing health care environment. Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person insights, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 8th Edition continues to be the leading text on nursing action and activism. 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. This expanded 8th edition helps you develop a global understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as the complex business and financial issues that drive many actions in the health system. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these innovative insights and strategies, you will 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.

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