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2019 TNA Policy Summit: Empowered Nurses Advancing the Profession

The purpose of the summit is to identify the policy priorities that drive TNA's work over the next two years and beyond. All sessions will involve forecasting the future policy opportunities and implications considering the social, technological, economic, and political trends. The goal is to generate diverse perspectives to shape future nursing policy.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/7/2019
When: Friday, June 7, 2019
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center
1101 Woodlawn Avenue
Georgetown, Texas  78628
United States
Contact: Staci Vines
512-452-0645 ext 133


Online registration is available until: 6/7/2019
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The purpose of the summit is to identify the policy priorities that drive TNA’s work over the next two years and beyond. All sessions will involve forecasting the future policy opportunities and implications considering the social, technological, economic, and political trends. The goal is to generate diverse perspectives to shape future nursing policy.

 

There are a number of general sessions you will be automatically registered for and 4 breakout sessions and you can select to register for up to 3.  See the full schedule below.  Click here for a complete description of the breakout sessions.

 

Hotel Information: A block of room has been secured at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center at the rate of $149.00 plus tax.  The deadline for room reservations is May 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.   You can use the online reservation link or call 1-800-477-3340 and advise you are registering for the TNA Annual Conference. 

 If you need additional information please contact Staci Vines, svines@texasnurses.org

 

Schedule                 

 

 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                                Check In/Breakfast/Networking/Exhibits/DNP & Committee Posters

 

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.                Welcome

                                                Jeff Watson, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC,NE-BC, CRRN 

                                                President, Texas Nurses Association

 

8:15 – 10:30       Legislative Round-up

                                                Nursing Legislative Update

                       Andrew Cates, JD

                       Governmental Affairs Director, Texas Nurses Association

                                                Regulatory Update

                        Katherine Thomas, MN, RN, FAAN

                        Executive Director, Board of Nursing for the State of Texas

                        9:45-10:15          

                       Legislation Affecting Hospitals

                       Speaker TBA

                       Texas Hospital Association          

                                                Legislative Panel

 

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.           Break/ Exhibits/DNP & Committee Posters

 

11:00-11:45 a.m.              An Update on Workplace Violence in Texas 

                                         Pam Lauer

                Program Director, Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies

 

11:45-12:30 p.m.              Lunch/Exhibits/Posters

 

12:35-1:35 p.m.                 Empowered Nurses Advancing the Profession

                  Amy L. Anderson, DNP, RN

      Faculty, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and

      IDEAFactory Fellow in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies

      Texas Christian University

 

1:35-1:40 p.m.                   Transition to Breakouts

 

1:40 – 2:10 p.m.               4 Breakouts (choose one)

1.       Environments of Practice

2.       Emerging Practice and Nursing Roles

3.       Quality, Safety and Value-Based Healthcare

4.       Person-Center Care and Collaborative Decision-Making

2:10 – 2:15 p.m.               Transition to new breakout

 

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.               4 Breakouts (choose one)

1.       Environments of Practice

2.       Emerging Practice and Nursing Roles

3.       Quality, Safety and Value-Based Healthcare

4.       Person-Center Care and Collaborative Decision-Making

 

2:45 – 3:05          Break/ Exhibits/DNP & Committee Posters

 

3:05 – 3:10          Transition to breakout

 

3:10 – 3:45          4 Breakouts (choose one)

1.       Environments of Practice

2.       Emerging Practice and Nursing Roles

3.       Quality, Safety and Value-Based Healthcare

4.       Person-Center Care and Collaborative Decision-Making

 

3:45 – 3:55          Transition to General Meeting Room

 

3:55 – 5:00          Wrap-up

               Amy L. Anderson, DNP, RN

               Faculty, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and

               IDEAFactory Fellow in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies

               Texas Christian University

 

Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

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