Shaping Nursing Healthcare Policy

Shaping Nursing Healthcare Policy

A View from the Inside

1st Edition - October 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Diane Seibert, Patrick DeLeon, Beverly Malone
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323999939

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The next generation of nursing leadership needs in-depth exposure to the real world of health policy, its culture and history, including understanding what historical barriers and professional opposition exists to nursing functioning of its training and expertise. Shaping Nursing Healthcare Policy: A View from the Inside directly addresses the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine landmark reports on the Future of Nursing. This important work brings to life the practical realties of advanced practice nursing’s maturation and related social change, rather than relying on excessively abstract and theoretical opinions.

Key Features

  • Provides real-life experiences of chapter authors who are on the front-line of shaping and administering health policy for nursing
  • Includes significant changes in nursing practice environment over the past several decades, such as nursing-run health clinics and the important financial foundation
  • Delivers in-depth discussion of evolving key topics for nursing practice


Clinicians (ranging from nurses, NP, PA, pharmacists, and physicians), as well as researchers in healthcare

Table of Contents

  • 1. Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses: The Social Structure of Congress
    2. Personal Experience on The Hill
    3. State Action
    4. Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses: From Clinician to Policy Through Promotion to Crisis
    5. Policymaking, Equality and Women’s Health in the United States
    6. The Evolving Role of Social Determinants of Health to Advance Health Equity
    7. Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses: From Health Disparities to Health Equities
    8. Health Policy for NPs:  Health Literacy, Cultural Competence, and Communication
    9. Policy and Cultural Competence for Providers
    10. Informatics
    11. The Role of Economics and Policy in Shaping the Healthcare Workforce and Care Outcomes
    12. Interprofessional Education: State and Federal Policy Considerations in the Tale of Two Professions
    13. Mentoring in Health Policy: Moving More Nurses into the Arena
    14. Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses: The Nurse-Led Care Evolution and Policy Implications for Improving Services for Populations Experiencing Disproportionate Health Disparities
    15. Developing a Rural and Transcultural Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
    16. Opportunities and Lesson’s Learned; Humanitarian Mission to American Samoa
    17. In Harm’s Way:  The strategy to develop operationally competent Advanced Practice Registered Nurses for War
    18. Leaders for the Future

Product details

  • No. of pages: 215
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: October 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323999939

About the Editors

Diane Seibert

Dr. Diane Seibert is Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Daniel K. Inouye, Graduate School of Nursing. In addition to her formal position, she co-chairs the University Interprofessional Education and Practice Taskforce and is the GSN representative to the University Standing Committee on Strategic Performance and Resourcing (SPR). Dr. Seibert is a highly sought-after speaker and has served on several boards and steering committees working to improve clinician knowledge and competency in the rapidly evolving area of genetics. She has authored over 40 professional papers, books and books chapters; has given numerous national and international presentations; and served on editorial boards for referred journals. She served as an executive board member of GeneFacts, Genetics and Genomics Community and the Genetic/Genomic Competencies for Nurses Prepared at the Graduate Level. Dr. Seibert's research portfolio includes funded projects focusing on genetics, learner engagement and telehealth technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Daniel K. Inouye, Graduate School of Nursing, USA

Patrick DeLeon

Pat DeLeon is the Distinguished Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (DoD) in the School of Nursing and School of Medicine. He was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science in 2008 and served as President of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2000. He’s received numerous national awards including the Distinguished Service Medal, USUHS; National League for Nursing Council for Nursing Centers, First Public Policy Award; International Honor Society of Nursing, First Public Service Award; Ruth Knee/Milton Wittman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health/Mental Health Policy, NASW; Delta Omega Honor Society Award for Outstanding Alumnus from a School of Public Health; APA Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology Award; and the American Psychological Foundation Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Practice of Psychology Hawaii. He is currently the editor of Psychological Services. He has over 200 publications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (DoD) in the School of Nursing and School of Medicine, USA

Beverly Malone

Under Dr. Beverly Malone’s leadership, the National League for Nursing (NLN) has advanced the science of nursing education by promoting greater collaboration among stakeholders, increasing diversity in nursing and nursing education, and advancing excellence in care for patients. Dr. Malone’s distinguished career has mixed policy, education, administration, and clinical practice, including as federal deputy assistant secretary for health under President Bill Clinton. She contributed to the groundbreaking IOM report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health," and served on the Minority Health Federal Advisory Committee, a federal panel established to advise the US Secretary of Health and Human Services. She’s on the Kaiser Family Foundation Board of Directors and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Board of Directors. A global leader, Dr. Malone served as general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), with a membership of 400,00 nurses the United Kingdom's largest professional union of nurses.

Affiliations and Expertise

President and CEO, National League for Nursing, Washington, D.C., USA

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