(PP311) Public Policy and Advocacy: Finding Power in our Roots

  • Room: Ballroom E-J
  • Session Number:PP311
Sunday, May 21, 2017: 3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
CEU Credits:1

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Christopher Rorick MPA
Director of Government Relations
Bryan Cave, LLP
Speaker
Kathleen Lawrence MSN, RN, CWOCN
WOC Nursing Program Director
VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region of Vermont / Rutland Area VNA

Description

Using our Health Care Agenda as a guide, the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society and its members have been engaged in Public Policy and Advocacy efforts on behalf of the profession and the patients that we serve. The political and public policy landscape is ever changing and the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions made in Washington and in state capitals across the nation are felt throughout the health care system.  Society leaders will discuss the current hot topics in Public Policy and Advocacy efforts, and share methods for participant engagement in making a difference.

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Learning Objectives

The participant will be able to describe current Public Policy and Advocacy efforts of the WOCN Society and why these initiatives influence care and support professional practice.


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