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Nursing 5120
Health Policy and Advocacy in Advanced Nursing Practice


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Social Sciences Full Text:  EBSCOhost
CINAHL Complete:  EBSCOhost 
Nursing & Allied Health Database:  ProQuest
MEDLINE (Proquest)
PsycARTICLES:  Proquest
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:  EBSCOhost
Psychology Database:  ProQuest
Social Science Database:  ProQuest
Sociology Database:  ProQuest
The Library of CongressCONGRESS*GOV

News Sources

Michigan Radio - MI Environment Report
Crain's Detroit Business
WDET, Detroit Radio

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)
Google News
Newsstand (Gale)
ProQuest ABI/INFORM Complete

E-Journals - Full-Text Availability   
American Journal of Public Health
    1971 to 2 years ago in PubMed Central
    1971 to 10 years ago in Free Medical Journals
    01/01/1992 to present in ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    03/01/2003 to present in CINAHL Complete

Health Affairs
    1981 to 3 years ago in Free Medical Journals
    01/01/1994 to 1 year ago in ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Health Psychology
    01/01/1982 to present in PsycARTICLES

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice
     2007 to present in Free Medical Journals
     Spring 2006 to present in Freely Accessible Social Science Journals

Online Documents

Hofrichter, R.  (Ed.), Tackling health inequities through public health practice: A handbook for action. Retrieved from the National Association of County and City Health Officials website at: 

Style Manual

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, REF LB2369 .P83 2010.
Click here for Online Assistance for Style Manuals.



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE - CDC)
Division of Community Health (DCH): Making Healthy Living Easier
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACHU.S. - CDC)
Healthy Living, Life Stages and Specific Populations (CDC)
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (MDCH),1607,7-132-2940_2955_2985---,00.html
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Healthy People 2020: The Road Ahead (USDHHS)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Priority Populations
National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports (AHRQ)

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies




African American bioethics:  Culture, race, and identity
Analyzing health equity using household survey data:  A guide to techniques and their implementation
Are you being served? New tools for measuring service delivery

Attacking inequality in the health sector:  A synthesis of evidence and tools

The built environment and public health
Challenges and successes in reducing health disparities: Workshop summary
Diabetes and health disparities:  Community-based approaches for racial and ethnic populations

Eliminating health disparities:   Measurement and data needs

Focusing on children's health:  Community approaches to addressing health disparities/ workshop summary

Future directions for the national healthcare quality and disparities reports

Health and wealth disparities in the United States

Health at older ages:  The causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly

Healthy voices, unhealthy silence:  Advocacy and health policy for the poor
Hidden cities:  Unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings

Making the Mexican diabetic:  Race, science, and the genetics of inequality
The safety-net health care system:  Health care at the margins
Sexual inequalities and social justice

State and local policy initiatives to reduce health disparities: Workshop summary
Toward health equity and patient-centeredness:  Integrating health literacy, disparities reduction, and quality improvement/ workshop summary
Toward equity in health:  A new global approach to health disparities
Unequal lives:  Health and socioeconomic inequalities
Unequal treatment:  Confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care



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