Deadline for "Lobby Day" Submission of Interest & Essay

  • February 22, 2018
  • ? - 11:59 PM

PNASC 2018 Lobby Day Contest
Together Affecting Change
Come and participate!

BACKGROUND

What is Lobby Day-? A day when nursing organizations including CANP (California Association of Nurse Practitioners) shows its strength at the State Capitol by bringing NPs face-to-face with legislators. Nurses learn about the coming year’s legislative issues and meet with legislators to help advance Nurse Practitioners agenda. This annual event is always exciting and inspirational, leaving participants empowered to continue the conversation at the local level.

When is Lobby Day? May 1, 2018 at Sacramento, CA

Current Senate Bill on agenda: SB 491 introduced by Senator Ed Hernandez (who is an Optometrist) authorizing Nurse Practitioners in CA full practice authority. Other healthcare bills which CANP support advocating for our patients will also be discussed.

PNASC Lobby Day Contest Purpose:

  • Encourage Filipino-American nurses to have an active role in legislation.
  • Be knowledgeable on issues affecting nurses and healthcare.
  • Experience meeting with legislators locally and statewide and networking with other healthcare professionals.
  • Be engaged in issues affecting healthcare.

CONTEST RULES:

  1. Must be a PNASC current member
  2. Submit an essay of 300 words or less to micnvelyep@aol.com by Feb 22, 2018 addressing: “Why do I want to attend Lobby Day with PNASC?"

*** Winner will receive $300 reimbursement to help cover Lobby Day fee, travel & hotel. Winner will be notified by Mar 10, 2018.

 

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