Define “political competence” and discuss at least one example of how a nurse leader has or could demonstrate political competence at the local, state or national level. The example may be from an organizational perspective or a political challenge. 

Expectations

Initial Post:

  • Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years  

Readings and Reference: Patton, R.M., Zalon, M.L., &  Ludwick, R. (Eds.) (2019). Nurses making policy: From bedside to boardroom (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer.  ISBN-13: 978-0-8261-4222-1; eBook ISBN: 978-0-8261-4223-8