1. Choose a legislator at the state or federal level

1. Choose a legislator at the state or federal level (united states) who is also a nurse and discuss the importance of the legislator/nurse’s role as an advocate for improving health care delivery. What specific bills have the legislator/nurse sponsored or supported that have influenced health care?

2. Research legislation that has occurred within the last 5 years at the state or federal level (united states) as a result of nurse advocacy. Describe the legislation and what was accomplished. What additional steps need to be taken to continue advocacy for this issue?