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Author Jansson, Bruce S

Title Improving Healthcare Through Advocacy : a Guide for the Health and Helping Professions
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010


Description 1 online resource (1119 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Chapter 1: Embedding Advocacy in the U.S. Health System; Chapter 2: How the U.S. Health System Contributes to Consumers' Seven Problems; Chapter 3: An Advocacy Practice Framework; Chapter 4: Case Advocacy Skills; Chapter 5: Advocacy to Protect Consumers' Ethical Rights; Chapter 6: Advocacy to Improve Consumers' Quality of Care; Chapter 7: Advocacy to Promote Culturally Competent Health Services; Chapter 8: Using Advocacy to Promote Prevention in Health; Chapter 9: Using Advocacy to Help Consumers Finance Their Healthcare
Chapter 10: Advocacy for Healthcare Consumers Needing Mental Health ServicesChapter 11: Advocacy to Help Consumers Receive Community-Based Care; Chapter 12: A Framework for Policy Advocacy by Healthcare Professionals; Chapter 13: Using Policy Advocacy to Embed Advocacy in Healthcare Organizations; Chapter 14: Policy Advocacy in Community, Electoral, and Government Settings; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary Praise forImproving Healthcare Through AdvocacyA Guide for the Health and Helping Professions ""Bruce Jansson's thoughtful and innovative book will appeal to students in social work, nursing, and public health as well as those working in the health field of practice. The case examples are extraordinary, and Jansson provides the ideas, context, and theoretical base for readers to acquire the skills of advocacy in healthcare. This is by far the best advocacy book I have seen.""--Gary Rosenberg, PhD Director, Division of Social Work and Behavioral S
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Subject Patient advocacy -- United States
Patient Rights -- United States
Social sciences.
Social Sciences
social sciences.
medicines (material)
Patient advocacy
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781118044155