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Competency Differentiate the legal and professional policies influencing healthcare decisions. Scenario You recognize your role as a client advocate and have decided to work with…

Competency
Differentiate the legal and professional policies influencing healthcare decisions.
Scenario
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.
Instructions
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.

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