2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and also the year that we embrace the power of our political voice and influence. Over the course of this year, I will be publishing testimony provided by nurses across the country to their legislative bodies. It is helpful to read about the issues that nurses… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Teri Mills, A Voice at the Legislative Table
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood spoke about the need for nurses to be political during her keynote speech at the American Academy of Nursing's annual conference. I often wonder why nurses and nursing organizations have shied away, even refused to speak publicly about nursing being a political act. Perhaps, there is a crack in the armor… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, Nurses Need to be Political!