During the session, the Legislative Committee meets every Thursday evening. Read the latest update on bills AAPPN supports.
Advocating for your profession and the mental health of all Washingtonians is a top priority for AAPPN … but we can’t do it without you.
AAPPN is happy to welcome Devon S. Connor-Green as our new lobbyist.
Your professional association advocates for you all year long!
The 2020 legislative session took several unexpected turns as a result of world events. Many thanks to the AAPPN Legislative Committee for navigating the twists and turns.
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.
Many thanks to AAPPN President Dana Dean Doering, Snohomish Co-Chairs Nikki Behner and Danielle Waldron, and Legislative Committee Member Danielle DeOliveira for traveling to Olympia for AAPPN’s Lobby Day on February 6, 2019.