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2016 National Neonatal Nurses/Mother Baby Nurses Conference


115/155 - ANNual Symposium for Nurse Leaders: Health Care Legislative and Policy Update


Sep 8, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Sep 8, 2016 2:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: ANNual Symposium for Nurse Leaders: Health Care Legislative and Policy Update
 
Presenter(s): Jill Kinch, MMHC, MSN, APN, CPNP-PC/AC, NE-BC
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.00 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.

Session Description: Nursing is the most trusted profession and your voice impacts how state representatives choose to vote on health care legislation. Ms. Kinch reviews how to write a letter to your legislator to either oppose or support an upcoming bill about upcoming legislation easy and accessible. Ms. Kinch shares a video of testimony in a sub-committee hearing to demonstrate how nursing’s voice and concern directly impacts legislators’ decisions and therefore influences state laws and regulations.
 
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Communicate legislative priorities forthcoming from federal government, nursing, and medical associations.
  • Describe the APRN role and federal policy goals including the Veterans Administration proposal for FPA.
  • Discuss strategies on how to communicate with legislators.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • Complete and submit the evaluation for this CNE activity
Accreditation
Provider, Academy of Neonatal Nursing, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 6261; and Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #FBN 3218, content code 2505.
 
The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
 
Release Date: September 7, 2016
Expiration Date: September 30, 2019
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
Disclaimer: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing assumes no responsibility or liability for the content presented. Care of the infant should always be individualized and no one source relied upon for information regarding aspects of care. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by ANN, ANA, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

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