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    A focused & well-organized guide to the fundamentals of Health Policy

    Posted by admin on Mar 16, 2011 12:40:12 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

    Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-8313-6 | Paperback | 296 Pages | © 2012

    Health care providers frequently engage in setting policy agenda at the individual, systems, institutional, or public level. Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals provides an overview of the policymaking process within a variety of settings including academia, clinical practice, communities, and various health care systems. By including both policy evaluation and research, the author provides a comprehensive and multi-perspective approach to developing and formulating effective health care policy.

    Unlike other texts, Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals utilizes a condensed format without a large amount of explanatory text. Topics include:

    • Governmental Overviews and Roles
    • Policy Formulation and Analysis
    • Public Health
    • Political Theory and Practice
    • Ethical Perspectives
    • Policy Institutes

    Praise for Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals:

    “…the most focused, well-organized and useful text on the fundamentals of health policy that I have seen. The seamless integration of policy research is one example. It creates a solid foundation for advanced policy study. I have been looking for this book for several years!” - Nayna Philipsen, JD, PhD, RN, CFE, FACCE, Coppin State University

    Table of Contents:
    Chapter 1: Policy Overview
    Chapter 2: Governmental Structure
    Chapter 3: Executive Branch: Federal Governmental Agencies and Appointed Bodies
    Chapter 4: Legislative Branch: Role in Policy
    Chapter 5: Judicial System
    Chapter 6: Public Health Policy
    Chapter 7: Policy Formulation and Implementation
    Chapter 8: Policy Analysis
    Chapter 9: Policy Research, Evaluation, and Quality Improvement
    Chapter 10: Politics: Theory and Practice
    Chapter 11: Policy, Law, and Politics: Ethical Perspective
    Chapter 12: Policy Institutes
    Appendix A: Presidential and Congressional Leadership: Political Party Leadership
    Appendix B: List of Public Laws
    Appendix C: Policy Resources
    Appendix D: Policy and Politics Journals

    Visit our website for more information to order or request Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals.

    Topics: health policy, New Text, New text, Government, government, health care, health policy, Ethics, ethics, Health care

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