Iowa Nurse Practitioner Legislative Day
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
State Capitol Room 304
A Co-Sponsored Event by the
Iowa Association of Nurse Practitioners
Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society
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: 2017 Session State Legislative Bills and Issues
10:30-11:15 Kathy Weinberg: Iowa Board of Nursing
- Chapter 7 Updates
- Iowa Opioid Abuse and Heroin Addiction – what does it mean for ARNPs?
- Compact Update
11:15-12:00 Panel of Legislators
12:00 Adjourn. Meet with your legislators * (lunch on your own)
There is no fee for participation in this event
Schedule is tentative at this time and may be modified as needed to accommodate our speakers. Refreshments may be purchased in the capitol dining room or you may bring your own coffee/beverage/snack from outside. Dress in layers for your own comfort.
Please RSVP to Maria Lofgren by February 14th: firstname.lastname@example.org
*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.