2018 Health Care Policy & Leadership Conference
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2018 Health Care Policy & Leadership Conference

TNP's Health Policy and Leadership Conference will feature a day of in-depth, interactive conversations on the APRN and nursing legislative agenda in Texas, and national trends in NP policy across the country. In addition to legislative sessions, attendees will enjoy a discussion on nurse executive, legislative, and grassroots leadership, and a networking event with Capitol staff.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/9/2018
When: Friday, November 9, 2018
9:00 AM
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Texas Capitol Auditorium, Room E1.004
1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas  78701
United States
Contact: Bella Key

Online registration is available until: 11/6/2018
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Texas Health Care Policy & Leadership Conference

Texas Capitol Auditorium
Room E1.004
Speakers subject to change


8:00 – 9:00 am

9:00 – 10:00 am
NP's and the 86th Legislative Session: A conversation on the APRN & Nursing Agenda, regulatory issues, and the Speaker’s race in 2019

10:00 – 10:15 am

10:15 – 11:15 am
Conversation with Capitol Staffers: A closer look at Texas's interim charges on mental health for school-aged children, rural healthcare access, and the ongoing opioid crisis

Presented by: Capitol Staffers

11:15 - 11:30 am

11:30 - 12:30 pm
National Policy Update: State of NP Laws Across the Country

Presented by: Christy Blanco and Jessica Peck, AANP Regional Representative 

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch 
Legislative Conference Center, E2.002

1:30 - 2:30 pm
NP Leadership Roundtable: How to advance your leadership opportunities at work, in the community, and in the public sector

2:30 pm 
Ice Cream Social with Capitol staff
Conference Center, E2.002

Members: $80

Student Members: $55

Non-Members: $115

Continuing Education:

This activity is awaiting approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. .

Parking and Directions:

Attendees may park in the Visitor’s Parking Garage on 12th Street and San Jacinto Street. For additional parking info, please visit: http://www.tspb.texas.gov/plan/parking/parking.html


Boxed lunches will be provided; however, if you have specific dietary requirements, you may wish to purchase your own lunch at the Capitol Grill.

What to Wear:

Please wear professional attire (business casual).

Cancellation Policy:

Any registration cancellations must be sent in writing to bella@texasnp.org by November 2, 2018. Please note that a $10 fee will be assessed upon cancellation. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing refunds. 

Contact Us

Texas Nurse Practitioners
4425 S. Mopac, Building III
Suite 405 Austin, TX 78735
P: 512.291.6224
F: 512.291.6225

Our Mission

The voice of Texas Nurse Practitioners dedicated to improving patient access to quality health care.