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Scholars Day: April 11, 2012

Legislative Issues Affecting Nursing in 2012

Things that happen in the legislative arena have an impact on what happens to nurses, the nursing profession and health care. Health care issues at the local, state and national level will be discussed. The major issues at the state level in 2012 include Safe Staffing Ratios, Educational Advancement for RNs, Safe Patient Handling, and Single Payer Health Plan. A summary of recent legislative successes by nurses as well as tips on being politically and legislatively active are included in this presentation.

Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.
Presenter: Nancy Iafrati (Faculty)
Topic: Nursing
Location: 214 Hartwell
Time: 2:30 pm Session IV