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NURS 8100 Healthcare Policy & Advocacy: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 8100 Required Course Readings

 

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American Organization of Nurse Executives. (2010). AONE guiding principles for the role of the nurse in future patient care delivery toolkit.

Asadov, D.A., & Aripov, T. Y. (2009). The quality of care in post-soviet Uzbekistan: Are health reforms and international efforts succeeding? Public Health, 123(11), 725-728.

Bae, S., & Brewer, C. (2010). Mandatory overtime regulations and nurse overtime. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 11(2), 99-107.

Baillie, L., & Gallagher, A. (2009). Evaluation of the Royal College of Nursing’s ‘Dignity: at the heart of everything we do’ campaign: Exploring challenges and enablers. Journal of Research in Nursing, 15(1), 15-28. 

Blackman, V. S. (2005). Putting policy theory to work: Tobacco control in California. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 6(2), 148-155.

Blum, J. D., Talib, N. (2006). Balancing individual rights versus collective good in public health enforcement. Medicine & Law, 25(2), 273-281.

Buntin, M. Jain, S., & Blumenthal, D. (2010). Health information technology: Laying the infrastructure for national health reform. Health Affairs, 29(6), 1214-1219. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0503

Chen, A. S., & Weir, M. (2009). The long shadow of the past: Risk pooling and the political development of health care reform in the States. Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, 34(5), 679-716.

Clarke, S. P., & Aiken, L. H. (2008). An international hospital outcomes research agenda focused on nursing: Lessons from a decade of collaboration. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(24), 3317-3323.

Coffman, J. (2007). Evaluation based on theories of the policy process. The Evaluation Exchange: A Periodical on Emerging Strategies in Evaluation. Harvard Family Research Project: Harvard Graduate School of Education, 8(1&2).

Craig, R. L., Felix, H. C., Walker, J. F., & Philips, M. M. (2010). Public health professionals as policy entrepreneurs: Arkansas's childhood obesity policy experience.American Journal of Public Health, 100(11), 2047-2052.

Crigger, N. (2008). Towards a viable and just global nursing ethics. Nursing Ethics, 15(1), 17-27. 

Eckenwiler, L. A. (2009). The WHO code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel: We have only just begun. Developing World Bioethics, 9(1).

Fawcett, J., & Russell, G. (2001). A conceptual model of nursing and health policy. Policy, Politics, & Nursing, 2(2), 108-116.

France, C. (2008). The form and context of federalism: Meaning for health care financing. Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, 33(4), 649-705.

Frankel, M. S. (2009). Commentary: Public outreach by the FDA: Evaluating oversight of human drugs and medical devices. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 37(4), 625–628.

Fyffe, T. (2009). Nursing shaping and influencing health and social care policy.  Journal of Nursing Management, 17(6), 698-706. 

Hewison, A. (2007). Policy analysis: A framework for nurse managers. Journal of Nursing Management, 15(7), 693-699. 

Howard, J., Levy, F., Mareiniss, D. P., Craven, C. K., McCarthy, M., Epstein-Peterson, Z. D., & et. al. (2010). New legal protections for reporting patient errors under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: A review of the medical literature and analysis. Journal of Patient Safety, 6(3), 147-52.

Howie, W. O. (2009). Mandatory reporting of medical errors: Crafting policy and integrating it into practice. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 5(9), 649-654. doi:10.1016/j.nurpra.2009.07.012

Hyder, A., Syed, S., Puvanachandra, P., Bloom, G., Sundaram, S., Mahmood, S., & et. al. (2010). Stakeholder analysis for health research: Case studies from low- and middle-income countries. Public Health, 124(3), 159-166.

Institute of Medicine. (2011). The future of nursing: Leading change, advancing health. 

Institute of Medicine. (2010). Report brief: The future of nursing: Leading change, advancing health. 

John, P.  (2003). Is there life after policy streams, advocacy coalitions, and punctuations: Using evolutionary theory to explain policy change? Policy Studies Journal, 31(4), 481-498.

Junghee, L. & Donlan, W. (2009). Cultural, social, and political influences on state-level indigent health care policy formation. Journal of Policy Practice, 8(2), 129-146.

Kennedy, E. M. (2005). The role of the federal government in eliminating health disparities. Health Affairs, 24(2), 425-8.

Koch, K., Schurmann, C., & Sawicki, P. (2010). The German health care system in international comparison: A patient perspective. Deutsches Arzteblatt International 107(24), 427-34.

Lartey, S., Cummings, G., & Profetto-McGrath, J. (2014). Interventions that promote retention of experienced registered nurses in health care settings: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management, 22(8), 1027-1041. doi:10.1111/jonm.12105

Lau, B., San Miguel, S., & Chow, J. (2010). Policy and clinical practice: Audit tools to measure adherence. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 6(1), 36-40.

Lavis, J. N., Permanand, G., Oxman, A. D., Lewin, S., & Fretheim, A. (2009). SUPPORT Tools for evidence-informed health Policymaking (STP) 13: Preparing and using policy briefs to support evidence-informed policymaking. Health Research Policy & Systems, 7(Suppl 1), S13. doi:10.1186/1478-4505-7-S1-S13

Lowery, B. (2009). Obesity, bariatric nursing, and the policy process: The connecting points for patient advocacy. Bariatric Nursing & Surgical Patient Care, 4(2), 133-138.

Margolius, D., & Bodenheimer, T. (2010). Transforming primary care: From past practice to the practice of the future. Health Affairs, 29(5).

Mason, D. J. (2010). Health care reform: What's in it for nursing? AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 110(7), 24-26.

Maxson, E., Jain, S., McKethan, A., Brammer, C., Buntin, M., Cronin, K., ... Blumenthal, D. (2010). Beacon communities aim to use health information technology to transform the delivery of care. Health Affairs, 29(9), 1671-1677.

McCracken, A. (2010). Advocacy: it is time to be the change. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(3), 15-17.

McClellan, M. (2010). Accountable care organizations in the era of health care reform... American Health & Drug Benefits, 3(4), 242-244.

Mills, A., Engelhard, C. L., & Tereskerz, P. M. (2010). Truth and consequences- insurance-premium rate regulation and the ACA. New England Journal of Medicine 363(10), 899-901.

Monheit, A., Cantor, J. DeLia, D., & Belloff, D. (2011). How have state policies to expand dependent coverage affected the health insurance status of young adults? Health Services Research, 46(1), 251-267.

Moore, K. D., & Coddington, D. C. (2010). Accountable care the journey begins. Health Care Financial Management, 64(8), 57-63.

Murphy, N., Canales, M. K., Norton, S. A., & Defilippis, J. (2005). Striving for congruence: The interconnection between values, practice, and political action. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 6(1), 20-9.

Nannini, A., & Houde, S. C. (2010). Translating evidence from systematic reviews for policy makers. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(6), 22-6.

Paterson, B. L., Duffet-Leger, L., & Cuttenden, K. (2009). Contextual factors influencing the evolution of nurses’ roles in a primary health care clinic. Public Health Nursing, 26(5), 421-9.

Pauly, B. (2008). Harm reduction through a social justice lens. International Journal of Drug Policy, 19(1), 4-10.

Rawat, P., & Morris, J. C. (2016). Kingdon's "Streams" model at thirty: Still relevant in the 21st century? Politics & Policy, 44(4), 608-638. doi: 10.1111/polp.12168

Rosenthal, M., Beckman, H., Forrest, D., Huang, E., Landon, B., & Lewis, S. (2010). Will the patient-centered medical home improve efficiency and reduce costs for care? A measurement and research agenda. Medical Care Research & Review, 67(4), 476-484.

Ruger, J. P. (2008). Ethics in American health 2: An ethical framework for health system reform. American Journal of Public Health, 98(1), 1756–1763.

Russell, G. & Fawcett, J. (2005). The conceptual model for nursing and health policy revisited. Policy, Politics, & Nursing, 6(4), 108-116.

Sistrom, M. (2010). Oregon's Senate bill 560: Practical policy lessons for nurse advocates. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 11(1), 29-35.

Skocpol, T. (2010). The political challenges that may undermine health reform. Health Affairs, 29(7), 1288-92.

Slack, B. (2011). The policy process.

Sommers, B. (2010). Enrolling eligible children in Medicaid and CHIP: A research update. Health Affairs, 29(7), 1350.

Spenceley, S. M., Reutter, L., & Allen, M. N. (2006). The road less traveled: Nursing advocacy at the policy level. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 7(3), 180-194.

Steuerle, C. E., & Bovbjerg, R. R. (2008). Health and budget reform as handmaidens. Health Affairs, 27(3), 633-644.

Sussman, T., Blendon, R., & Campbell, A.. (2009). Will Americans Support The Individual Mandate? Health Affairs, 28(3/4), W502-W510.

Thomas, M. B., Benbow, D. A., & Ayars, V. D. (2010). Continued competency and board regulation: One state expands options. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41(11), 524-8. 

Tyer-Viola, L., Nicholas, P., Corless, I., Barry, D., Hoyt, P., Fitzpatrick, J., & Davis, S. (2009). Social responsibility of nursing: a global perspective. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 10(2), 110-118.

Watson, E., & Hillman, H. (2010). Advanced practice registered nursing: Licensure, education, scope of practice, and liability issues. Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 21(3), 25-29.

Weible, C. M., Sabatier, P. A., & McQueen, K. (2009). Themes and Variations: Taking Stock of the Advocacy Coalition Framework. Policy Studies Journal, 37(1), 121-140. doi:10.1111/j.1541-0072.2008.00299.

Wieck, K. L., Oehler, T., Green, A., & Jordan, C. (2004). Safe nurse staffing: A win-win collaboration model for influencing health policy. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 5(3), 160–166.

Wilensky, G. (2010). Health economics. Information Knowledge Systems Management, 8, 179 -193

Yue, L., Harrington, C., Spector, W. D., & Mukamel, D. B. (2010). State regulatory enforcement and nursing home termination from the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Health Services Research, 45(6 pt 1), 1796-1814.

Zomorodi, M., & Foley, B. J. (2009). The nature of advocacy vs. paternalism in nursing: Clarifying the ‘thin line.’ Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(8), 1746-1752.

Other Readings

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