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2018 Iowa Nurse Practitioner Legislative Day

  • 27 Feb 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Iowa State Capitol, Room 304

A Co-Sponsored Event by the Iowa Association of Nurse Practitioners and Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society 

There is no fee for participation in this event. Download event flyer here (PDF).

Please RSVP to Vanessa Kimm by February 20th at vanessa-kimm@uiowa.edu


  • 9:00- 9:15 Attendee introductions: Name, type of ARNP, title, patient population served 
  • 9:15-10:00 Cheryll Jones: “So You Want to Be an Advocate” 
  • 10:00-10:30 Joe Kelly: 2018 Session State Legislative Bills and Issues 
  • 10:30-11:15 Kathy Weinberg: Iowa Board of Nursing
    • Chapter 7 Updates
    • Compact Updates
    • Iowa Opioid Abuse and Heroin Addiction – addressing a national health crisis at the state level 
  • 11:15-12:00 Legislator Panel 
  • 12:00 Adjourn. Meet with your legislators * (lunch on your own) 

Directions: Attendees will enter the Capitol either on the west side or south side. You will enter at the basement level of the Capitol. Go to the north wing of the basement level. Follow the north wing until the end. On your right side, there is an elevator. Take the elevator to the third floor. When you exit, walk out, without making any turns, and proceed straight ahead to room 304. 

*It is recommended that you call or email your legislator prior to the event asking for a specific appointment or for the legislator/aide to designate the best time to send in a note that afternoon. However, you may just send in a note via the door man at the chambers door on the day of the event and take a chance regarding having the opportunity to meet/talk with your legislator.

  Find out more... we'd love to hear from you!

Board President,
Theresa Hohertz,


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Membership Chairperson,
Michelle Hunerdosse
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