Susan J. Penner is the author of Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders (Springer Publishing Company, 2013), and is a contributing author to Financial & Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (K.T. Waxman, editor, Springer Publishing Company, 2012). She teaches graduate health care finance courses in nursing programs and has developed traditional and on-line health finance curricula. She contributes to the SpringBoard Springer Publishing Company blog at blog.springerpub.com, updating nurses on health finance and health policy. In addition, she teaches graduate courses in community health and is a contributing author to the Disaster Management Handbook (Jack Pinkowski, editor, Auerbach, Taylor & Francis, 2008).