Differentiate the legal and professional policies influencing healthcare decisions.. Differentiate the legal and professional policies influencing healthcare decisions.
You recognize your role as a client advocate and have decided to work with the American Nurses Association related to health policy issues. You choose to write a letter to your national legislator in your voting district addressing legal policies associated with genetic discrimination that you have seen either in person or in the news. Write a professional letter to your federal senator demonstrating your client advocacy about genetic discrimination and how it correlates to legal and professional policies.
Include the following in your message:
- Describe the background of genetic discrimination of your choice to include the significance of this specific problem.
- Discuss how the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 applies to the genetic discrimination you identified.
- Include in your letter how clients, families, and communities could benefit from your recommendations.