Nursing and health policy.

  title={Nursing and health policy.},
  author={Kristine Gebbie and Mary K Wakefield and Karin E Kerfoot},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={32 3},
PURPOSE To describe ways nurses are and are not effective in the development of health policy in the United States today, and to provide useful information for those interested in making nursing a more vital part of the policy arena. DESIGN Qualitative examination of the career experiences and observations of a purposive sample of 27 American nurses currently active in health policy at the national, state, local, or organizational level. METHOD Semi-structured interviews regarding career… CONTINUE READING

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