Legislators welcomed the opinions and perspectives of Advocate nurses. Many of them conveyed their respect and support for the nursing community and their tireless commitment to the communities they serve. Advocate's significant presence at the Capitol also helped to educate lawmakers on many important nursing issues.
Nurse Advocacy Day is hosted by Advocate's Nurse Advocacy Council (NAC), a self-governed council composed of frontline nurses that works to educate and empower the largest nursing audience in Illinois: Advocate's more than 11,000 professional nurses. Advocate is the only known health care provider in the state to provide frontline nurses with this opportunity, thus giving them a stronger voice on legislative issues in Springfield and Washington D.C.
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