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|Brand:||Springer Publishing Co Inc||EAN:||9780826198914|
|Description||Written by those in the kw-exceptional nurse leaders in practice, education, and politics-this is a book written to help upper-level nursing students and nurse leaders develop health policy skills to advocate for patients from the bedside to the larger political arena. The book examines the pivotal role of nurses' involvement in health policy, and describes the requisite steps for facilitating policy change-from understanding the political system through activating a plan and beyond. A wide variety of nurse leaders discuss their policy work both locally and nationally through descriptive case histories. Also included are multimedia electronic links (podcasts, online articles, social network resources, and key political websites) that promote policy research and leadership development. Woven throughout the book are the major themes of ethics, leadership, safety, and the quest for quality of care. The text also features information and perspectives relevant for the AACN DNP Essentials accreditation document, and provides digital resources for both faculty and students.|
|Author Biography||Rebecca M. Patton, MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN, is the immediate past, two-term President of the American Nurses Association (2006-2010), and current Atkinson Visiting Instructor in Perioperative Nursing at Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, USA -where she is gaining her DNP with mentor Joyce Fitzpatrick. Margarete L. Zalon, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is Professor, University of Scranton, Department of Nursing, Scranton, PA, USA; Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, American Nurses Credentialing Center; and immediate past President-Chair, American Nurses Foundation, where she also served as Director at Large (2002-2004). , PhD, RN-BC, CNS, is Professor Emeritus, Nursing, Kent State University, USA and an Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Central Queensland, Australia. Recently, she was Director, Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist Program, Kent State University, USA and Director, Nursing Research, Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ohio, USA.|
|Publisher||Springer Publishing Co Inc|
|Date of Publication||20/11/2014|
|Subject||Medical Nursing & Ancillary Services|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||208855089|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Imprint||Springer Publishing Co Inc|
|Edited by||Margarete L. Zalon, Rebecca M. Patton, Ruth Ludwick|
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