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2019 Policy Summit

Learn the outcomes of the 86th Texas Legislature.
June 7, 7:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
($150 TNA Members/$200 Non-Members – includes breakfast and lunch)

Every nurse needs knowledge to lead. Nurses informed about new legislation, new amendments to the Nursing Practice Act, state fund appropriations for the nursing workforce, and new regulations affecting employers can empower themselves and advocate for their patients. With additional insight into health care trends, workforce demographics, and nursing issues, nurses can influence care delivery and the practice environment. Earn 6.75 CNE contact hours upon successful completion. 

Schedule & Session Descriptions.

2019 House of Delegates

Color the future of your association.
June 8, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(No charge for official delegates/$100 for observers – includes breakfast and lunch)

Delegates will elect a new secretary, treasurer and two members to the Leadership Succession Committee. During the annual business meeting, members will consider and vote on resolutions and proposed bylaws changes. Member attendees will explore the evolution of TNA's organizational and governance structure and consider possibilities for TNA's future in a facilitated co-creation session.

Come imagine with us! If you are attending as a delegate for your district your district leadership will register for you. However, if you would like attend as a member observer and participate in the Organization Co-Creation sessions you need to register as an observer.  

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.

Our Speakers 

Amy Anderson

Amy Anderson, DNP, RN, CNE

Dr. Amy L. Anderson has 25 years of combined experience in healthcare, health policy, and higher education. She currently serves on the faculty of the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and as an IDEAFactory Fellow in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas Christian University working to support design thinking and entrepreneurial approaches to education and healthcare. She was also recently named to the Board of Directors for Prevent Blindness-Texas. Anderson is a former Graduate Health Policy Fellow at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., and her publication there was the second most read in 2014.

Anderson was appointed to the International Council of Nurses Global Nurse Leadership Institute in 2018 as one of 3 scholars from the U.S., and served on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Policy Think Tank. She has consulted with AARP Future of Nursing/ Campaign for Action and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners along with state AARP chapters and state nursing associations. She has successfully advised state leaders advancing legislation to modernize health care delivery by removing barriers to access. Her work includes political strategy, written policy briefs, on-site testimony, written testimony, advocacy with government officials, and policy presentations.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

NSO

Spades Cosmetics

Texas TechWalden UniversityTEVAWGU Texas

Texas Center for Nursing Workforce StudiesVivax

Texas Nurses Association

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