Essentials of Health Policy and Law (Essential Public Health)
Essentials of Health Policy and Law provides students of public health with a firm foundation of the basics of American health policy and law.
Given the prominent role played by policy and law within the health of all Americans, the aim of this book is to lend a hand readers bear in mind the broad context of health policy and law, the Crucial policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the best way health policies and laws are formulated. Bring to mind this textbook as an extended manual–introductory, concise, and straightforward–to the seminal issues in U.S. health policy and law, and thus as a jumping off point for discussion, reflection, research, and analysis.
Chapters are structured to permit for the teaching of policy and law in tandem or one at a time.
Includes a chapter on analytic skills for public health students, including the best way to write a policy analysis.
Each chapter includes discussion questions to engage student reflection.
May be paired with Crucial Readings in Health Policy and Law –a compilation of carefully selected readings meant to permit for deeper analysis of issues covered on this textbook.
A complete package of instructor resources.
Check out the companion text, Crucial Readings in Health Policy and Law. This compilation of carefully selected readings is meant to permit for deeper analysis of issues covered in Essentials of Health Policy and Law.
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