Promoting children's health and protecting the professional practice of advanced practice nurses, caring for children directly impacts NAPNAP's advocacy objectives.
The NAPNAP health policy team is comprised of the Health Policy Chair and Committee, Government Affairs Director, staff, and volunteers. Throughout the year, the team meets to discuss policy and advocacy issues relevant to our membership; develops resources and conducts collaborative sessions for members; attends key stakeholder meetings to provide input and support to promote children's health and the role of the PNP; provides comments on regulatory matters; tracks national legislation; and supports chapter and member policy issues.
Please use the links on the left side of the page to take access NAPNAP's policy related resources.
Interested in joining the Health Policy Committee? To apply, click here.
You can contact the Health Policy team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Health Policy News:
- Heath Policy Chair, Mary Chesney, PhD, RN, CPNP, was interviewed by by AMN Healthcare regarding reimbursement equality for NPs. To read the article, click here.
- Member of NAPNAP's Health Policy team have been in conversation with Vice President Biden's Office and SAMHSA regarding participation in the National Dialogue on mental health and violence prevention.
- To view the legislative issues webinar for Chapter Legislative leaders, click here.
- Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, Administrator of HRSA, was the keynote speaker at NAPNAP's general session lunch on April 19 in Orlando, FL.
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