Nursing Action

Nurses L.E.A.D. Program 2019 (Nurses Legislative Education & Advocacy Development Program)

Calling Georgia Nurses of all stripes, supporters of Georgia CAPRN, GNA, and other organizations come to the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the Jan through April 40 day legislative session to support "Trimming" Away Barriers to Nursing Practice and other bills that benefit patients and nurses. Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned nursing advocate, you will have a great day connecting with Legislators. Students are encouraged to participate in this engaging event! Together with your help we can transform Georgia Nurses into a powerful positve force capable of shaping state health policy.

Consider this "basic training" for advocacy work at the Capitol. We need need more nurses with this skill set developed as we continue to build a grassroots movement to remove barriers each year.

This year GA CAPRN is again focused on leading efforts to remove the barrier on APRNs ordering radiology tests and on supporting the expansion of PTIP to included APRN preceptors.

GNA is leading efforts on creating a Study committee to exam safe staffing practices that takes patient acuity into account and on the funding of the current Nurse Peer Assistance Program to ensure nurses struggling with addiction get the help they need. 

 

When: Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am Arrival for briefing/orientation (Legislative session starts at 10 am) through around noon. Plan on possibly attending Key Committee meetings in afternoons on select days. 

Where: Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St., Atlanta GA

            Clerk of House Office room 309 on 3rd floor of Capitol.          

What to Wear: Lab coat with professional clothes or lab coat with scrubs. CAPRN will provide blue Scarf to signify you are a nurse.

Questions? Contact:

                 Molly Bachtel, DNP, FNP-C, CAPRN Legislative Liaison  

                 by text, phone call or email. (404) 285-4647    email: [email protected]

                 Ashley Blackmon, MS, CCRN, FNP-C, CAPRN Assistant Legislative Liaison

                 by text or call: 404-642-3909; email: [email protected]

                 Julianna McConnell CAPRN Lobbyist at Capitol everyday of session

                 Text her at (770) 713-1249 if you have arrived at RM 309 and need to connect with our 

                  group for the day

                  

 

 

Created by:   Molly Bachtel
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT) Available Slot
01/15/2019 (Tue.) Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St. SW, Atlanta, GA  8:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

Please look up you your GA Legislators at openstates.org BEFORE YOUR DAY and list on sign up if possible

 
32 slots filled - more available
Molly Bachtel
Rep. Josh Bonner, Senator Marty Harbin
Desiree Clement
lorrie stewart
P. K. Martin IV-senate; Brett Harrell, house
Shelley Amos
Sen- John Isakson; Sen David Purdue; Rep Tom Graves (14th)
Heather Quaile
Plus 2 students Rep Erhart and Aden Tippins
Caroline Coburn
Michele Henson House, Elena Parent Senate
Michelle Nelson
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Thanks for the invitation!
Karen Williams (2)
Senate: Brian Strickland; Rep: Dave Belton
Kim Naab
Victoria Randle
Sovichearath Vann
Valencia Seay - District 34 (Upper Chamber), Kim Schofield - District 60 (Lower Chamber)
Pamela Winn (2)
Nurse
Shanna Sowell
Richmond County, Henry "Wayne" Howard and (Dist.124); Harold V. Jones II (Dist.22)
Kathleen Cannella
District 42: Senator Elena Parent & House District 82: Mary Margaret Oliver
Kelly Schnellinger
Please help me to be prepared. Where do i start?
Damali Marshall
Kristan Langdon
be there by 9:00/9:15am
Monay Sanders
Rep Don Parsons; Senator Gail Davenport
Chandila Tutt
House- Renitta Shannon; Senate Elena Parent; Hank Johnson; Johnny Isakson; David Perdue
Nikkita Saunders
Tricia SALMON ANDERSON
Doreen Carter
Julie Tiegs
Namwinga Penza-Chisanga
Renee S Unterman
Jessica Lewellen
Courtaney Johnson
900-930
Ajoa Danso
Michael Kwarko-Brew
Yolette Lafontant
Kayla Beitler
02/06/2019 (Wed.) Meet outside Room 309 Georgia State Capitol  9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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7 slots filled - more available
Ashley Blackmon
Alorna Maxey
Donzella James District 35 and Roger Bruce District 61
Serwah Amponsah
Brian Strickland, district 17 and El Mahdi Holly district, 111
Danielle Dimacali
Sarah Goltzman
Claribel Marmol
Alexa Bernstein
02/07/2019 (Thu.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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02/13/2019 (Wed.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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19 slots filled - more available
Ashley Blackmon
Maura Schlairet
Melissa Moya
NUR 608
Demir Osmanovic
Shayala Dave
Vivian Kpea
Nina Stefanie
Thank you for the opportunity
Kelli Thompson
Zenebe Woldegebriel
becca britton
Elizabeth Smith
Holly Shoemaker
Marquez Reid
Kenneth Remoe-Doherty
Sarika Ramcharran
Aline Bakr
Allison Miller
Gail Davenport, Bee Nguyen
Amber Knight
Larry Walker III and Matt Hatchett
Mary Anderson-Parris
Collaborate with Senator Gail Davenport and Representative Debra Bazemore
02/14/2019 (Thu.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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02/20/2019 (Wed.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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26 slots filled - more available
Ashley Blackmon
Helen Baker
Bee Nguyen, Elena Parent
Liliana Considine
Legislator: Becky Evans (district 83)
Camilla Tucker
Elena Parent, Bee Nguyen
Annie Pruitt
Senator: Elena Parent, Rep: Bee Nguyen
Nancy Torres
Tyler Harper
Ariana Santana
Elena Parent and Renitta Shannon
Sachi Del Marmol
Alexandra Green
Winnie Olemusa
Rika Win
Barbara Gaston
Han Kim
Brittany Miller
Tanyetta Brown
APRN student
Patricia Moreland
Jacob Tuttle
Emily Gholson
Jamie Dalton
Meg Reilly
Holly Richards
Sovichearath Vann
Valencia Seay, Kim Schofield
Dominique Jones
Tamika Brown
Kayla Beitler
Mariel Box
02/21/2019 (Thu.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:00am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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22 slots filled - more available
Julie Tiegs
Omolara Fyle-Thorpe
juanjuan Wu
Ashley Burgin
Beau Davis
Lana Hojeij
Jennifer Varghese
Jennifer Bush
Saphira Juste
habida elachola
Crystal Ayer
Tundra Weaver
Charlotte Muhammad
Virginia Peterson
Kelli Thompson
sonia olumba
Barbara Gaston
Grayson Loveless
Echiline Francois
Senator: Tonya Anderson HR: Doreen Carter
Saphira Juste
Mary Parris
Collaborate with Senator Gail Davenport and Representative Debra Bazemore
Mary Parris
Collaborate with Senator Gail Davenport and Representative Debra Bazemore
02/27/2019 (Wed.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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6 slots filled - more available
Kim Naab
Emily Murray
Nikema Williams - Senator; Pat Gardner - HR
Katrina Likes
Kay Kirkpatrick-Senator; John Carson- Rep
Anna Santos
Anna Santos
Brandon Beach and Scot Turner
Shadae McMillan
Tom Kirby
02/28/2019 (Thu.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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3 slots filled - more available
Valerie Rouse Beliard
Donzella James and William Boddie
Barb Hill
MONICA BUGG
03/01/2019 (Fri.) Room 341 State Capitol  7:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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1 slot filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
03/06/2019 (Wed.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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5 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Debra Nurse
Debra Nedd-Nurse (2)
Horacena Tate.District 38
03/07/2019 (Thu.) *Crossover Day: Meet outside Room 309 Georgia State Capitol  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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6 slots filled - more available
Alexis Mckinney
Lilian .Dimple Kripalani
Jessica Kaitlyn Matthewson
Erin Brown
John Albers Republican 56 upper Mary Robichaux Democratic 48 lower
Alexis Mckinney
Brandon Beach R (21) Chuck E. Martin R(49)
Ajoa Danso
1:00pm - 4:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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1 slot filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
4:00pm - 7:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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3 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Horacena Tate #38
6:00pm - 9:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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2 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
8:00pm - 11:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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4 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Sheila Jones. District #53
03/13/2019 (Wed.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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8 slots filled - more available
Kim Naab
Ashley Blackmon
Jessica Kirby
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Ajoa Danso
Michael Kwarko-Brew
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
03/14/2019 (Thu.) Georgia State Capital Outside Room 309 Clerk of House Office meeting CAPRN Lobbyist.   9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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5 slots filled - more available
Katherine Mitzel
Ginger Yrabedra
Victoria Gordon
Monica Bugg
Ajoa Danso
03/18/2019 (Mon.) Meet outside rm 309 Georgia State Capitol  9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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3 slots filled - more available
Molly Bachtel
Rep. Bonner, Sen. Harbin
Winnie Olemusa
Ajoa Danso
03/21/2019 (Thu.) Meet outside room 309 Clerk of House Office  9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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8 slots filled - more available
Lilian Dimple Kripalani
Grayson Loveless
Victoria Gordon
Molly Bachtel
Rep.Bonner, Sen. Harbin
Mary Anderson-Parris
Senator Davenport
Karima Sohani
Fahim Sohani
Jamie McCracken
03/28/2019 (Thu.) Meet outside room 309 Clerk of House Office  9:30am - 12:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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10 slots filled - more available
Victoria Gordon
Kate Pfeiffer
Quesha Foster
Kate Rhodes
Morgan Clark-Youngblood
Bonny Jean Worland
Sovichearath Vann
Valencia Seay, Kim Schofield
Kate Bautista
Kaitlyn Paris
Ka'Nesha Matthews
04/02/2019 (Tue.) Sine Die, Last Day of Session, Meet outside RM 309 Georgia State Capitol  9:30am - 1:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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9 slots filled - more available
Winnie Olemusa
Cashmere Miller
Elena Parent, Michele Henson
Sovichearath Vann
Valencia Seay, Kim Schofield
Nikkita Saunders
Sachi Del Marmol
Alexandra Green
Dominique Jones
Ajoa Danso
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Sine Die, Last Day of Session, Meet outside of Room 309  1:00pm - 5:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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6 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Ajoa Danso
Debra Nedd-Nurse
Alexandrs Green
Dominique Jones
Sachi Del Marmol
Sine Die, Last Day of Session, Meet outside of Room 309 GA State Capitol  5:00pm - 9:00pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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2 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Ajoa Danso
Sine Die, Last Day of Session, Meet outside Rm 309 GA State Capitol  8:00pm - 11:55pm  

Nurse or Nursing Student Attendee

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2 slots filled - more available
Nahideh Pazhouhesh
Ajoa Danso
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