Many of these nurse legislators held their RN and nurse practitioners license. Increase your Legislative Intelligence with LobbyTools - Florida's most powerful research, monitoring, news and analysis service.
Nicole Grandchildren: Map Legislative Service: Black R-TN , Sen. Sue Morano D-OH said she felt nurses were initially inclined to not participate in politics, but that they should become engaged and encouraged to seek elective office.
I wish I had more room to share all their stories and words of wisdom. Many of these legislators said that they got their first exposure to public service through the local Parent Teachers Association PTA , the local school board, the water board, from an appointment on a local commission, or by way of their volunteer work for their local church.
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Convene various groups representative of nurses, other health care providers, business and industry, consumers, legislators, and educators. Welcome to the FL-AC. After being named the first female chairperson of the Florida House of Representatives appropriation committee, Grimsley never lost her cool even in the most contentious meetings.
As nurses we are charged with and accept our role as the patient advocate. Dennigan D-RI , Rep.
Howard encourages nurses to stay abreast of issues concerning healthcare delivery and know where the candidates stand. Scott's budget cuts would be focused largely on Medicaid, hospitals. December 19th, 2015 0 Comments. Get alerted to the latest stories to stay on top of the news. You are here: We should support them as they seek a role that will allow them to advocate for nursing on a whole new level.
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