Advocacy in Action 2022
MONA’s Advocacy in Action Conference is designed for nurses interested in learning more about legislative advocacy.
Nurses do more than delegate, dictate, and direct; nurses make change happen. MONA believes it is vital to involve all Missouri nurses in advocacy. Each and every nurse has the potential to make a positive impact on the profession through public policy advocacy for patients, nurses and the nursing profession.
This conference will teach participants to utilize their leadership abilities in the political world. Nurses continue to be the most trusted profession and policymakers listen when nurses speak. This conference will help nurses speak confidently with one strong voice, insight into the legislative and regulatory processes and empowering nurses to positively impact health care policy through advocacy.
We hope you will choose to join us for the Advocacy in Action Conference on November 16th!
Registration/Sign-In will begin at 11:00 am, November 16th and the opening sessions will begin at 11:15 am. Lunch will be provided during the opening sessions. Topics Include:
- Shaping Health Policy through the Legislative Process
- Demystifying the Lobbyist Role
- Current Issues in the Legislature
- The Impact of the State Budget Policies on Access to Health Care
- Moving Forward: How to Get Involved
- Exploring the Capitol Building
The day will conclude with a lobbyist led tour of the Missouri State Capitol for all participants.
PLEASE NOTE: EVENT SAFETY PROTOCOL
Your health and safety are very important to us. MONA will be adhering to the CDC’s recommendations and local mandates at the time of the event. As the situation evolves, so will our approach to keeping you safe.
Registration Fee: $99.00
Registration fees include lunch and continuing education credit
Registration Deadline – November 8, 2022
4.75 contact hours available to those who meet the successful completion requirements
The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
What is the Midwest Multistate Division? The Arkansas Nurses Association, Kansas State Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association and Nebraska Nurses Association formed a collaborative, namely the Midwest Multistate Division (Midwest MSD), with the goal of promoting efficiencies and growth. As part of this collaborative, the Midwest MSD Professional Development Unit (PD Unit) was formed, which is accredited as an ANCC approver and provider of NCPD, to address the educational needs of nurses in the Midwest region.