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Nursing Policy Research: Turning Evidence-based Research into Health Policy

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Nursing Policy Research: Turning Evidence-based Research into Health Policy.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Geri L. Dickson (Editor), Linda Flynn (Editor)

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This book describes key issues related to the dwindling nurse supply, most of the causes of which are well known, and outlines recent research and strategies to enhance the recruitment, education, and retention of the nursing workforce. It emphasizes the role of doctoral prepared nurses in health care policy development and illustrates how research findings can be utilized to generate evidence-based policies that support growth in the workforce. It fosters improvements in all nursing work environments to assure long-term retention.Contributors represent leading academic institutions, foundations, health policy groups including the Agency for Healthcare Research : Quality (US Dept of Health : Human Services), and nursing centers focusing on workforce research and policy.This book covers latest research findings on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes and nurse recruitment and retention. It examines nursing education issues such as the faculty shortage, recruitment of high school students, and the role of clinical simulation in teaching. It describes how nursing workforce centers are combating the nursing shortage, effective methods to forecast nurse supply and demand, and how to secure funding for workforce projects.
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