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NP Day at the Legislature

Capitol Park Welcome Center
702 River Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 8:00am CT - 3:30pm CT
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702 River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Topic

Health Policy

Credits Offered

This event offers 2.0 CEU credits to attendees.
Accredited by AANP.


Additional Information

LANP NP Day at the Legislature

* All Nurse Practitioners Welcome *  RSVP Today!

NP Day at the Legislature provides an opportunity for advanced practice nurses to talk with legislators from their community about the important role of the nursing profession and its impact on healthcare in Louisiana. At NP Day, nurses are able to attend committee hearings at the Capitol and network with colleagues and legislators.

Based on member feedback, this year, we are taking NP Day up a notch! We are contacting registrants, in advance, to schedule appointments with their legislators or at the very least, to notify their legislators that they will be in the Capitol on March 30th to represent Nurse Practitioners. We are also adding a pre-function health policy update at the Capitol Park Welcome Center in Downtown Baton Rouge. LANP is approved for 2 CE credits from AANP for this pre-function session.  This session accommodates up to 60 attendees and will be first come, first serve!

Click on the agenda tab (above) for more details.

Dress is business casual, but don't forget to wear your lab coats! In addition to parking at the Chase Tower, parking is available in the designated visitor parking area along the river.

Register now to attend and ask your colleagues to join us!

For more information on the 2016 Legislative Session and how you can help, contact:

Buzz Jeansonne LANP Health Policy Chair healthpol@lanp.org

Event Agenda

NP Day at the Legislature

Event Agenda

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 8:00am CT - 3:30pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • 8:00am - 10:00am

    Health Policy Update: Advancing Louisiana NPs Through Legislation

    Buzz Jeansonne & Lisa Bayhi
    2.0 CE Credits

    This activity is approved for 2 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

    This session accommodates up to 60 attendees and will be first come, first serve!

    Location: Capitol Park Welcome Center, 702 River Road. This is within walking distance to the Capitol. Parking is available along River Road.

  • 10:15am - 2:30pm

    NP Day – Committee Hearings and Meetings with Legislators

    LANP will have a table setup in Memorial Hall (Rotunda) located at the top of the steps, through the front entrance doors of the Capitol.

  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    NP Day De-Brief

    Location TBA – Attendance is optional. The Health Policy Committee will discuss the events of the day and answer any questions from attendees.