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.
The Health Policy/Government Relations Committee has been regularly meeting Thursday evenings since the legislative session began January 14, 2019. AAPPN has supported several bills that have come up for public hearing.
AAPPN’s 2019 Lobby Day is Wednesday, February 6. Raise your hand and let your legislators know about the work you do and the importance of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses in our communities. But don’t delay! It is very important that you make appointments with your legislators today, as their schedules fill up quickly. How to […]
Governor Inslee recently released his budget for 2019-21. Several of the Governor’s budget priorities focus on mental and behavioral health. AAPPN is committed to working with the Governor’s office, the State Legislature, and community stakeholders to expand access to mental health services, advocate for our patients, and represent our profession in Olympia and across Washington […]