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Nursing Issues in the 87th Legislative Session (Nurse Talks Empowerment Series)
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Nursing Issues in the 87th Legislative Session (Nurse Talks Empowerment Series)

VIRTUAL: 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. Learn about the issues and how to ensure that you have a seat at the table.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/12/2020
When: Thursday, November 12, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom Meeting
United States
Presenter: Kevin C. Stewart, J.D.
Contact: Texas Nurses Association
800-862-2022

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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.

Presenter

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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Consistent with recommendations to limit public gatherings to avoid spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Nurse Talks Empowerment Series will be accessible for individual nurses to login directly rather than attend a facilitated session. Please share this link with colleagues so they can register. 

 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.

Are you interested in becoming a Nurse Talks Champion? Learn more how here.

Free CNE: This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hour.

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.

To receive credit for this continuing nursing education activity, the participant must:

            • Sign in;
            • Attend the entire activity;
            • Complete and submit an online activity evaluation form.

Once successful completion is achieved, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hour

 

 

Nurse Talks Champions

Champion Organization Champion Name
Association of Occupational Health Nurses  Patricia Hill 
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System Sherry Roberson
Cook Children’s Medical Center Arlisha Forbes
Dallas VA Hospital & Health Care System Sueanne Cantamessa, Jackie Retel, and Ivette Valadez
DHR Health Michelle Scurlock
Driscoll Children's Hospital Laura Miranda
Harris Health Verna Simmons Robinson 
Holistic Care Dr. Alanda R. White, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC 
Kindred Hospital  Funmilayo Akinjagunla
Laredo Medical Center Moises E. Lopez
Lone Star College-Montgomery Linda Vogel
MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas MDACC TaCharra Woodard
Medical City Heart and Spine Jenny Stuart
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center Elsa Hernandez, Kim McIntosh, and Aletha Savage
Methodist Healthcare Ministries  Laura Rivas
St. David's South Austin Medical Center Christine Walker
Taiba Hospital Carlo Piraino
Texas Health Huguley Brett Sires
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
TNA D5 James R (Ron) Hilliard
University Health System John G. Rees
UT Health North Campus Donna Walker
University of Texas Arlington, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Shawn Tindell

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To continue the Nurse Talks’ conversations or if you missed a session and want to know what the buzz is about, login and select Groups and join the Other : Nurse Talks Empowerment Series.

 

 

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