Advocacy 101: Making a Difference



Gain a basic understanding of the legislative process and health policy advocacy so that you can make sure the voice of oncology nurses is heard loud and clear. This free self-directed, self-paced course demonstrates how, in a short period of time, you can influence critical policy-making decisions. Through a series of lessons and practical learning activities, you’ll develop an action plan as you gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively communicate your ideas and concerns to legislators to impact cancer care. 

This course is offered on demand. Instructions on how to immediately access the course will be sent to you in an automatically generated email receipt after you register.

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

Course Topics

  • Nurse Advocacy
  • Civics Review
  • Communication
  • Visiting Your Legislator

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will integrate advocacy skills into their professional practice.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and students interested in learning the basics of health policy advocacy along with effective methods for communicating with their legislators.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 2.75 ILNA points may be applied to Professional Practice/Performance. No more than 2.75 total points may be claimed for the program.

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