Health care policy is a hot topic in politics right now, and it is crucial that nurses join the conversation. In a recent article, Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses argues that “all too often, the body of people making decisions and planning societal changes lacks a clinical healthcare background.” However, one university has created a program to help change that.
Reviews are already coming in for the recently published Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide, Fifth Edition by Jeri A. Milstead.
Are you looking for a text that helps nursing students understand the link between policy and political action? The recently published Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Jeri A. Milstead explores the entire health policy process, from agenda setting to policy and program evaluation. It includes expanded information about the breadth and depth of policy making, as well as the impact of social media, economics, finance, and other current topics.
Guest blogger Jeri A. Milstead, author of the upcoming Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide, Fifth Edition, writes about the importance of understanding policy and what to expect in the new edition.