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Is it possible to obtain a career in politics as a nurse? More like being involved in health care and human rights on an international level?

NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion. Has 43 years experience.

There is a wide world of nursing beyond 4 hospital walls. Get involved in patient advocacy /government relations is starting point.

International level:

International Council of Nurses

World Health Organization: WHO

Policy & Advocacy - American Nurses Association

ANA has many resources to develop political leadership skills including American Nurses Advocacy Institute annual program designed to help nurses gain political competence.

Edited by NRSKarenRN

To achieve that status you sure has to have high level contacts.