2021 Advocacy Camp


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Jan 25, 2021, 8:15am–11:30am Save to your calendar (.ics file)


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The Washington State Legislature’s 2021 Regular Session is just around the corner, begin­ning Monday, Jan. 11. Because of the pandemic, the legis­la­ture is expected to meet remotely — and so will we. 

Join us virtu­ally for WSNA’s 2021 Advocacy Camp on Monday, Jan. 25, from 8:15 to 11:30 a.m.

Nurses are on the front­lines of the pandemic response, and much of this legisla­tive session will focus on how to keep essen­tial workers safe. State revenues are down, due to the economic reces­sion caused by the pandemic; that means budget gains for nursing school faculty in our state’s commu­nity and technical colleges will be at risk. 

WSNA will continue to advocate for public health funding and invest­ment in school nurses.

Your strong nurse voices will continue to make an impact in Olympia. By attending Advocacy Camp, you will learn how to build relation­ships with your elected officials. Your voice is more essen­tial than ever.

This event is open to nursing schools, students and WSNA members.

Agenda #

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.Check in
8:30 – 8:40 a.m.WelcomeJustin Gill, DNP, ARNP, FNP‑C
8:40 – 9:00 a.m.Legisla­tive Lay of the LandJennifer Muhm, MPA
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.Legis­lator Analysis: Under­standing Your Elected OfficialsScott Palmer, MAIS
9:45 – 10:05 a.m.Learning ActivityScott Palmer, MAIS
10:05 – 10:20 a.m.Break
10:20 – 11:10 a.m.Using Your Voice: How to Be an Effec­tive AdvocateKatharine Weiss, MPA
11:10 – 11:30 a.m.Keynote Speaker
11:30 – 11:35 a.m.Wrap upJustin Gill, DNP, ARNP, FNP‑C

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Nurses and students regis­tering on their own should use the​“Individual Regis­tra­tion” option.

Schools who are regis­tering and paying for groups of students should use the​“Group Regis­tra­tion” option.

Group Regis­tra­tion