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Nurses Making Policy From Bedside to Boardroom

Nurses Making Policy From Bedside to Boardroom

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Book, 1568 pages, 2014
9780826198914

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The book discusses those qualities and skill sets that are needed for advocacy at the bedside and other arenas where health policy is determined. It examines the political system and opportunities for nurse involvement, and clarifies the process of identifying issues that need a policy solution.

Key Features:
· Delineates the steps to becoming a policy advocate in organizational, educational, and political settings.

· Written by noted nurse leaders who describe policy work locally and nationally

· Presents competencies for nursing policy work derived from the AACN DNP Essentials

· Focuses throughout on themes of ethics, leadership, quality, and safety

· Facilitates web use for policy research and development

· Ancillary materials from the editors are available

Table of Contents:

Contributors

Foreword by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP and Kate Judge, BA

Preface

Acknowledgments

Special Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

UNIT I: MAKING THE CASE

1.Leading the Way in Policy

Rebecca M. Patton, Margarete L. Zalon, and Ruth Ludwick

2.Advocating for Nurses and for Health

Debbie Dawson Hatmaker and Karen Tomajan

3.Navigating the Political System

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx

UNIT II: ANALYZING POLICY

4.Identifying a Policy Issue

Rose Iris Gonzalez and Sheila A. Abood

5.Harnessing Evidence in the Policy Process

Kathleen M. White

6.Setting the Agenda

Linda K. Groah and Amy L. Hader

UNIT III: STRATEGIZING AND CREATING CHANGE

7.Building Capital: Intellectual, Social, Political, and Financial

Suzanne Miyamoto

8.Changing Organizations, Institutions, and Government

Tim Porter-O’Grady and Kathy Malloch

9.Activating the Advocacy Plan

Jeanette Ives Erickson, Deborah Colton, and Marianne Ditomassi

10.Working With the Media: Shaping the Health Policy Process

Pamela F. Cipriano

11.Applying a Nursing Lens to Shape Policy

Joanne Disch, Mathew Keller, and Eileen Weber

UNIT IV: JUDGING WORTH AND ADVANCING THE CAUSE

12.Serving the Public Through Policy and Leadership

Virginia Trotter Betts, Susan Tullai-McGuinness, and Loretta Alexia Williams

13.Evaluating Policy Structures, Processes, and Outcomes

Sean P. Clarke

14.Eliminating Health Inequities Through Policy, Nationally and Globally

Shanita D. Williams, Janice M. Phillips, and Josepha E. Burnley

15.Taking Actions, Expanding Horizons

Rebecca M. Patton, Margarete L. Zalon, and Ruth Ludwick

Authors: R. Patton, M. Zalon, R. Ludwick

ISBN #: 9780826198914

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