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AAHFN Advocacy

Advocacy Committee Goal:

The Advocacy Committee advocates for policies that support the resources for optimal care for heart failure patients, their caregivers, nurses and providers.

ad·vo·ca·cy

ˈadvəkəsē/

noun
public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy

Synonyms: Support for, backing of, promotion of, championing of; argument for, push for; informal boosterism of

 

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVOCACY COMMITTEE TO BE AN ADVOCATE!

As nurses, we advocate for our patients to receive the care and services needed to improve their quality of life within our respected work areas.  You can utilize your skills to communicate with our nation’s leaders to share your expertise to ensure our patients as well as our nursing colleagues receive the support they deserve!

Please read this article on Nurses Advocating for Nurses

http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-17-2012/No1-Jan-2012/Advocating-for-Nurses.html

 

Reach out to your legislators and introduce yourself as a constituent that can assist them with bills related to patient care and nursing.  Remember, you are an expert and they will appreciate your generosity and support!

How to find your U.S. House of Representative

http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

 

How to find your U.S. Senator

https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/

 

In the News

Check here for the latest updates of current legislation.

Kaiser Family Foundation

Congressional Budget Office Report of the AHCA

 

 

 

Nursing Community AAHFN is a member of Nursing Community. Click Here to view AAHFN's profile and find out what AAHFN has supported.


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