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VCNP Fredericksburg Region Board Meeting 2/17/22.

VCNP conference is March 2-5. Rachel, Nicole and Hishani plan to attend the VCNP conference.
Basket ideas for the conference were discussed. Plan to ask downtown shop Wren and Sparrow to put together a basket. Cost for basket- $150 approved. Timmye will get the basket and Hishani will bring it to the conference.
Dues check received by treasurer.
Dr Fuller died in 2020. Service will be 3/25/22 at St Mary’s. Donations to Scleroderma Foundation for research were requested. $100 donation approved.
2/26/22 Melt the Ice function for black history month. Focusing on Black Health and Wellness. Information regarding Rev Curtis Harris and the program details featuring Dr Joann Harris-Lucas presenting were posted to the VCNP website.

Submitted 2/18/22 JPSF

HB 1245 is on the move!

HB 1245 moves on to the Senate!

YOU DID THIS! You contacted your legislators, and they listened! Thank you!

Don’t stop now! We still need you to connect with your representatives.

Be on the lookout! As HB 1245 moves throughout the legislative process, VCNP will continue to send requests for you to contact legislators.

Please continue to share these messages with colleagues, students, patients, family, friends – all NP supporters!

AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR EFFORTS! Keep it up, VCNP!

HB 1245 is on the move!

HB 1245 was reported out of House Health, Welfare and Institutions and will be heard on the House floor next week.

YOU DID THIS!You contacted your legislators, and they listened! Thank you!

Don’t stop now! We still need you to connect with your representatives.

As HB 1245 moves throughout the legislative process, VCNP will continue to send requests for you to contact legislators.

Please continue to share these messages with colleagues, students, patients, family, friends – all NP supporters!

Holiday Greetings

I hope everyone will have a peaceful and safe holiday season.

“No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted” AESOP

Don’t forge to register for Piedmont’s 2022 virtual Pharmfest

  • Jan 29, 2022
  • 8 am – 3:30 pm
  • Virtual on Zoom
  • Speakers : Debra Levin ( Diabetic patient with comorbidities), Mahesh Murugesan ( Atrial Fibrillation Pharmacology), Kelly Schorling ( Opo9id use a team approach), Patrick Jackson (COVID 19 update), Andy Whitman ( Cannabis in Medicine)
  • 6 Pharm CES
  • $85 members, $100 nonmembers, $70 VCNP student member

Thanks Darla

VCNP Shenandoah Region November 2021 Meeting Minutes

VCNP-Shenandoah Region

November 2021 Meeting Minutes

November 18, 2021

Members in attendance:  Barbara Call FNP-BC, Maretta Yoder FNP-C, Amy Graham, FNP-BC, Kymber Beers FNP-BC, Erin Morris FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Heather Codding FNP-BC, Susan Adamson FNP-C, Lori Conyers FNP-C, Monica Heck FNP-C

NP students in attendance:  Kara Monger, Allison Monterrozo, Danielle Butler

Meeting Location:  Vito’s Restaurant.  Harrisonburg, Virginia

Presentation:  Guidelines on the use of Antipsychotics for Patients with Schizophrenia

Speaker:  Rimma Wolfe Pharm D

Business Meeting:  

  1.  Introductions were made.  Welcome to NP students in attendance.
  •  Susan Adamson FNP-C updated us on the Free clinic.  Huge success and a blessing to the Harrisonburg community.  They are in their new building.    
  • Discussion of upcoming elections.  VCNP will handle ballot for the Shenandoah region.  Still need a treasurer. 
  • Discussion of membership; renewal occurred in September for anyone who missed it. 
  • Amy Graham, our legislative rep encouraged members to contribute to the PAC.  We were also encouraged to share with VCNP any success stories regarding autonomous practice. 
  • Discussion regarding the new incentive to precept students.  Any nurse practitioner who precepts students was encouraged to sign up. 
  • Future meetings were discussed.  Plan to keep four meetings a year, the 3rd Thursday in February, April, September and November.  Erin Morris will be the speaker in February of 2022.  Topic TBD with plans to apply for CE credit. 

The meeting was then adjourned.

Respectively submitted.

Maretta Yoder, Secretary

11/4/21 Fredericksburg Region VCNP Board Meeting.

Yoga in the park had good attendance, and some new members were there.

We are still looking for a member to fill the open position on the board for President Elect. Please reach out if you feel you would like to learn and support the happenings within the VCNP this year!

Our philanthropy project for the quarter was discussed, many great ideas were shared. We decided to forgo a pharmaceutical dinner and CMEs, and instead, have an NP gathering.

12/2/21 Please join us at Basilico’s on Harrison Road from 6-8pm for a casual gathering, pizza night and to assemble hygiene kits provided by an organization which will go to girls in third world countries.

See the link for more info:

https://wixfamily.wixsite.com/mariamante/get_involved

The state meeting will be in person. There is discussion regarding revamping the process to apply for CME’s. There is discussion of having one group to complete the application process for CMEs and one for the state conference.

We have 48 members currently.

Treasury report was given.

SEE YOU ALL AT BASILICO’S!!

Submitted 11/28/21 JPSF

Events and Conferences

2023 VCNP Annual Conference
3/22/2023 - 3/25/2023