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Capital Day, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Albany, NY

  

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Registration Fee:

NPA Regular & Student Transition - $20

NPA Students & Retired - $10

Non-members $100

Walk-in registrations will not be accepted.

 

Registration closes on Sunday, March 26, 2017 to allow our Lobby Team time to schedule the legislative visits.  DO NOT schedule your own visits.   No registrations will be taken beyond the deadline date, no exceptions.

 

Cancellation:  Cancellation must be submitted in writing to info@TheNPA.org. Cancellation requests received prior to March 26, 2017 will receive a full refund.  After March 26, 2017 no refunds will be issued for NPA members (regular, student transition, students or retired). After March 26, 2017 non-members will receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee.

 

Agenda for the Day

Please Note: The morning registration and presentation will be held at The Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY.

Legislative Visits - After the morning presentation, you will need to walk up the hill to the Capitol Building for your scheduled visits.

 

 

  9:00 am - 9:30 am - Registration sign-in

  9:30 am - 10:30 am - Welcome and Discussion

10:30 am - 11:00 am - Group Photo

11:00 am - leave to walk up to the Capitol Building for legislative visits

11:30 am - 3:00 pm - Legislative Visits (times and locations vary; you will be given a schedule in your packet)  

 

The legislative priorities to discuss this year are:

Expansion of Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) and Medical Orders of Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) to allow nurse practitioners to authorize these orders.

Further NPMA clean up to address Nurse Practitioners ability to authorize community purchase of defibrillators.

 

Hotels near the Capitol Building

Hilton Albany - 40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 

 

Important Items to Note:

  • Dress professionally for the day and wear comfortable shoes. There will be a lot of walking.
  • Bring a white lab coat to wear for the group photo.
  • Bring business cards to leave after each visit, if you have them.
  • All attendees will be making legislative visits in designated teams - primarily organized by your address. These visits have been already scheduled and you do not need to set up any appointments on your own.
  • Each team has a designated, "Team Leader", who has already agreed to help organize each team and guide the visits.
  • Please note that you may not always be visiting your Legislator who represents your address. In order to accommodate the large group of attendees, some individuals will be visiting with other Legislators.
  • Also, you may not meet the actual Legislator. There are times that you may meet with the Legislator's staff member in addition to or in lieu of your Legislator. A Legislator's staff may actually be more aware of the issues we are presenting and has the ability to properly advise the Legislator.

Contact Hours

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17022539. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. 

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