From municipal offices to the U.S. Congress, nurses have found a way to serve their communities in a new capacity — as elected officials, bringing with them transferable nursing skills and a desire to make the world a better place.

"Nurses make excellent legislators," said New Jersey Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz (R-District 21), RN, MSN, CNS. "Everything you do as a nurse prepares you for the legislature." Read More