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Many nurses encounter daily experiences that motivate them to take on an advocacyrole in hopes of impacting policies, laws, or regulations that impact healthcare issues ofinterest. Of course, doing so means entering the less familiar world of policy andpolitics. While many nurses do not initially feel prepared to operate in this spaceeffectively, the reward is the opportunity to shape and influence future health policy.To Prepare:Select a bill that has been proposed (not one that has been enacted) using thecongressional websites provided in the Learning Resources.The Assignment: (1- to 2-page Comparison Grid; 1- to 2-page LegislationTestimony/Advocacy Statement)Part 1: Legislation Comparison GridBased on the health-related bill (proposed, not enacted) you selected, complete theLegislation Comparison Grid Template. Be sure to address the following:Determine the legislative intent of the bill you have reviewed.Identify the proponents/opponents of the bill.Identify the target populations addressed by the bill.Where in the process is the bill currently? Is it in hearings or committees?Is it receiving press coverage?Part 2: Legislation Testimony/Advocacy StatementBased on the health-related bill you selected, develop a 1- to 2-page Legislation
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