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Latest Sigma resources help move health policymaking forward

Authors provide free adoptable resources to aid in the integration of evidence-based practice into health policy
INDIANAPOLIS — Designed to further enhance the academic experience regarding evidence-informed health policy creation, authors Jacqueline Loversidge and Joyce Zurmehly have created two additional guides specifically for instructors and students as free companion resources for their 2019 book release, Evidence-Informed Health Policy.
The Instructor’s Guide provides instructors with student evaluations, learning activity implementation, and additional resources and support not currently available in the original book release. The Student Workbook provides students with the same case studies and learning activities but presents them from the learner’s perspective, allowing students to deepen their knowledge of evidence-informed policymaking.  

Both the Instructor’s Guide and the Student Workbook are available as free downloads on the Sigma Repository.

About Evidence-Informed Health Policy:

Evidence-Informed Health Policy, published by Sigma in 2019, demystifies health policymaking and translates the evidence-based practice (EBP) language of clinical decision-making into an evidence-informed health policy (EIHP) model. Authors Jacqueline M. Loversidge, PhD, RNC-AWHC, and Joyce Zurmehly, PhD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, help readers develop a stronger understanding of policymaking and its role within government, learn strategies for influencing policymakers, and help shape future healthcare policy that makes the best use of evidence.

You can purchase your copy of Evidence-Informed Health Policy through Sigma Marketplace or by contacting a Sigma Business Specialist at 888.654.4968 or

Evidence-Informed Health Policy: Using EBP to Transform Policy in Nursing and Healthcare

By Jacqueline M. Loversidge, PhD, RNC-AWHC; Joyce Zurmehly, PhD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF
Published by Sigma, 2019
ISBN-13: 9781948057202
EPUB ISBN: 9781948057219
PDF ISBN: 9781948057226
MOBI ISBN: 9781948057233
Price: US $49.95
Trade paperback, 312 pages
Trim size: 6x9

About the authors:

Jacqueline M. Loversidge
, PhD, RNC-AWHC, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing at The Ohio State University College of Nursing. She has extensive experience in the regulatory setting through her work with the Ohio Board of Nursing and through committee work for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

Joyce Zurmehly
, PhD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing at The Ohio State University College of Nursing. She has served on national committees, where she actively participates in developing policy in the regulation of nursing programs.


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