Alumnae Patton and Ludwick Co-Edit New Book on Health Policy | Kent State University

Alumnae Patton and Ludwick Co-Edit New Book on Health Policy

Rebecca M. Patton MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN; Ruth Ludwick, PhD, RN-BC, CNS, FAAN, and; Margarete L. Zalon, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, are co-editors of a new book on health policy that was released in partnership with the American Nurses Association.

The book, titled Nurses Making Policy: From Bedside to Boardroom, is a practical, how-to book written to help advanced students and nurse leaders develop health policy skills to advocate for patients from the bedside to the larger political arena, according to the ANA.

Patton is an alumna of Kent State University College of Nursing and a past president of the American Nurses Association. Ludwick is also an alumna of the college, as well as emerita faculty.

Co-editors will donate all royalties from the book to the Washington Fellows program, according to Case Western Reserve University. The program supports nurses who work in national public policy.

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