1. Identify a current political topic of interest to you that has an impact on health care or nursing. The topic  an be one identified in your textbook, a current Assembly bill in Wisconsin legislature, or other      political topic affecting health care or nursing.

2. Research the topic, clarify your point of view, and choose a federal or state legislator to whom you will address your opinions and request for political action.

3. Write a letter to the legislator (example in your textbook) to include:

  • Your name and address 
  • Legislator’s name and address
  • A single topic of concern to you
  • Your request or points of view stated in the first sentence
  • A brief rationale for your point of view or request
Nursing: Political Letter