Working for you in Olympia!
AAPPN’s Legislative and Rules committees, as well as our lobbyists, are working hard to protect your profession and the health of all Washingtonians.
We’re about halfway through the 2020 legislative session!
It is time to make your voice heard regarding the ramifications of the Volk Decision. The Bree Collaborative is accepting public comment through December 27.
A message from Danielle DeOliveira, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, Chair of the AAPPN Legislative Committee
As this year’s legislative session draws to a close, several bills AAPPN supported are moving their way through the House and Senate.
Amendments to clarify preceptor rules and reduce barriers for nursing student access to preceptors take effect on April 26, 2019.
Since the 2016 Washington State Supreme Court decision Volk v. DeMeerleer, patients may be reluctant to engage with health care providers about their violence risk. Health care providers may also be uncertain about how to meet their legal obligations.