Nurses' political involvement: responsibility versus privilege.

@article{Boswell2005NursesPI,
  title={Nurses' political involvement: responsibility versus privilege.},
  author={Caroll Boswell and Sharon B. Cannon and Joyce J Miller},
  journal={Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          5-8
        }
}
Nursing apathy toward participation in the political process is pandemic. Never more so than today has the profession needed a strong united stand within the political arena. Political involvement encompasses being knowledgeable about issues, laws, and health policy. Barriers to political activism are thought to encompass several spectra including heavy workloads, feelings of powerlessness, time constraints, sex issues, and lack of understanding of a complex political process. The… CONTINUE READING
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