Engaging in a political process enables a nurse leader to influence others in order to achieve a set of professional goals. During the COVID-19 pandemic this political influence is needed now more than ever. Explore the importance of political process in nursing, and answer the following questions:
1. How can average nurses be involved in the political process related to the COVID-19 pandemic?
2. What was the most important issue related to COVID-19 that required nurses to be involved?
3. What nursing leaders have influenced others during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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