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2022 GAPNA Annual Conference

210 - The Role and Responsibility of the APRN For Effective Advocacy Health Affairs Committee

Sep 16, 2022 7:15am ‐ Sep 16, 2022 8:15am

Credits: None available.

Members: $30.00
Standard: $35.00


This session discusses the importance of the APRN in advocacy, including steps for preparation, methods of communication with legislators, and ways to advocate as an individual and as an organization.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 9/17/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to define health policy and advocacy and describe the APRN role in health policy and advocacy.


  • Cathy Brown, DNP, RN, CNS, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas
  • Donna Hamby, DNP, ACNP-BC, RN, DEGN, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Texas
  • Jennifer Kim, DNP, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, GS-C, Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Christy Kroboth, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Fellowship Community
  • Susan Mullaney, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, GS-C, FAANP, Vice President for Clinician Advancement, United Health Group
  • Kimberly Posey, PhD, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, GS-C, Associate Professor, Texas Christian University

Credits Available

The Role and Responsibility of the APRN For Effective Advocacy Health Affairs Committee

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