Springer | English | 2018 | ISBN-10: 0826169449 | 556 Pages | PDF | 6.79 MB
by Kelly A. Goudreau (Edit08r), Mary C. Smolenski (Edit08r)
Praise f08r the First Edition:
"There are many policy books, but none are written by APRNs 08r focus just on APRN practice...APRNs are at the c08re, 08r can be, if they use their practice knowledge 4nd education to shape policy??[The] edit08rs eloquently make the case that policy f08rmation is a critical nursing skill." ?CDoodys Medical Reviews
The only book of its kind, this text offers a wealth of inf08rmation about the role of all types of APRNs (NPs, CNSs, CNMs, 4nd CRNAs) in influencing the development 4nd application of health care policy in a wide range of specialties. Featuring nine completely new chapters, the second edition delivers an invig08rated focus on developing policy that advocates f08r vulnerable populations 4nd discusses how the inc08rp08ration of interprofessional education has changed 4nd will continue to alter health policy in the U.S. 4nd internationally. The text also discusses the evolving influence of the Patient Protection Aff08rdable Care Act (PPACA) 4nd the implications of current 4nd future health policy changes that will be impacting the practice of various APRN roles.
Auth08red by APRN luminaries who have been closely involved with health policy development, the text meets the requirements of the IOM rep08rt on The Future of Nursing 4nd the DNP criteria V f08r the inclusion of health policy 4nd advocacy in the curriculum. This "call to action" f08r APRNs is specifically designed f08r courses enrolling students from a variety of APRN traject08ries, 4nd includes content from all APRN role perspectives in every section.
New to the Second Edition:
Emphasizes policy development advocating f08r vulnerable populations
Discusses the current 4nd future influence of interprofessional educaton on health policy in the U.S. 4nd w08rldwide
Addresses how health policy changes will impact the various APRN roles
Includes nine new chapters on: Health Policy 4nd its Effect on Large Systems, Value-Based Purchasing, Health Care Ref08rm 4nd Independent Practice, Health Policy Implications Regarding Substance Abuse/PTSD Treatment, Genetics, Competency Issues, 4nd The International Council of Nurses
Addresses role-specific policy needs of all four APRN roles 4nd DNPs
Encompasses all requisite inf08rmation about health care policy 4nd ref08rm in the U.S. 4nd w08rldwide 4nd its impact on advanced practice nursing
Meets the requirements of IOMs The Future of Nursing 4nd DNP criteria V
Explains how 4nd why APRNs can 4nd should influence policy development
Discusses implications of not participating in health policy decisions
About the Auth08r
Kelly A. Goudreau PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is Associate Direct08r f08r Patient Care Services 4nd Nurse Executive, Kansas City VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO., 4nd Associate Edit08r f08r Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice. She is also past President of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS). She is licensed as a CNS in Oregon 4nd is certified by the ANCC as a CNS in Adult Health. Dr. Goudreau has received hon08rs from the Oregon Nurses Association, is a recipient of the Brenda Lyon Leadership Award 4nd the Presidents Award from NACNS, 4nd is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She has published m08re than 30 journal articles 4nd is co-edit08r f08r two books.