Health Policy and the Nurse Practitioner

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Few issues currently incite as much passion as healthcare reform. Nurse practitioners (NPs) need to have the knowledge and skills to respond to the increased need for healthcare providers, and be positioned as leaders in the development of health policies affecting patients as well as professional practice.


Published: Stewart, Julie G. "Health Policy and the Nurse Practitioner." Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner. Eds. Julie G. Stewart and Susan M. DeNisco. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015.

ISBN 9781449694692 (pbk.)