Nies, A., & McEwen, M. (2015). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.




  • Chapter 11: The Health Care System
  • Chapter 12: Economics of Health Care
  • Chapter 13: Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing




Optional reading:




  • Chapter 10: Policy, Politics, Legislation, and Community Health Nursing




Required website:




U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2012). HealthCare:The Affordable Care Act. Retrieved from