AAPPN’s 2020 Conference will be held online in November 2020.
News & Updates
We’re about halfway through the 2020 legislative session!
Learn how AAPPN supported our practices and our profession in 2019.
The Membership and Legislative Committees are recruiting members!
Is there someone you would like to see recognized as a star of our profession? Nominate them for an AAPPN Award!
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.