The recent election and the makeup of the legislature will greatly affect how Texas Nurses Association and other members of the Nursing Legislative Agenda Coalition advocate for nurses and nursing. Given the global pandemic and the impact it has had on the delivery of care, this will be one of the most important sessions in decades. Learn about the issues and how to ensure that you have a seat at the table.
Kevin C. Stewart, JD, is an attorney and political consultant based out of Austin. He attended The University of Texas at Austin for both his undergraduate and law degrees, focusing his studies on health law, the legislative process, and statutory interpretation. He works with a handful of nursing organizations, and he has worked specifically with Texas Nurses Association since 2015. Kevin is also the author of the Texas Legislative Law Handbook and a member of the Legislative and Campaign Law Section of the State Bar.
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The Nurse Talks Empowerment Series is designed to bring diverse groups of nurses together to engage in thoughtful conversation about important topics. Nurse Talks sessions are live webinars viewed with other nurses. The Virtual Nurse Talks sessions are live webinars viewed with other nurses. After the short presentation and Q&A session, break out room facilitators will lead discussions with nurses in attendance and send the feedback to TNA.
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Nurse Talks Champions
|Association of Occupational Health
|CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
|Cook Children’s Medical Center
|Dallas VA Hospital & Health Care
||Sueanne Cantamessa, Jackie Retel, and Ivette Valadez
|Driscoll Children's Hospital
||Verna Simmons Robinson
||Dr. Alanda R. White, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
|Laredo Medical Center
||Moises E. Lopez
|Lone Star College-Montgomery
|MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of
|Medical City Heart and Spine
|Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical
||Elsa Hernandez, Kim McIntosh, and Aletha Savage
|Methodist Healthcare Ministries
|St. David's South Austin Medical Center
|Texas Health Huguley
|Texas Nurses Association, D9
||Dr. Ernestine Cuellar, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
|Texas State University, St. David's
School of Nursing
||Dr. Kim Belcik and Patricia Buchanan
||James R (Ron) Hilliard
|University Health System
||John G. Rees
|UT Health North Campus
|University of Texas Arlington, College of Nursing and Health Innovation||Shawn Tindell|
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