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Policy and politics: Why nurses should get involved

Oestberg, Fredrik MSN, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000422645.29125.87

By knowing how the political system works and what strategies can influence policy, any nurse can become an advocate at the local, state, or federal level. Here's what you can do.

Fredrik Oestberg is an assistant director of nursing at Blaire House of Milford in Milford, Mass.

The author has disclosed that he has no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.