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.
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.
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 […]