VCNP President Becky Compton and VCNP Government Relations chair Kim Bednar recently discussed HB 1245 on the Virginia News Network’s Virginia Focus radio program. If you missed the interview, listen here.
General Assembly established the Nursing Preceptor Incentive Program (NPIP) to provide financial incentives for practitioners who serve as otherwise uncompensated preceptors for APRN students to help increase access to care, address the primary care shortage, handle mental health crises, and manage chronic diseases. All of these factors are crucial in improving the health and wellness of all Virginians.
Thank you for voting in the 2022-2024 VCNP State Executive Committee Election. Voting information was distributed to VCNP members who are eligible to vote and ballot instructions were provided on the VCNP website from November 1 to November 15, 2021. Results will be shared with the Nominations & Awards Committee Chair, Kristen Johnson, for verification, then presented to the VCNP Board of Directors at their January Board meeting. Join us at the 2022 VCNP Annual Conference to welcome in your new leadership at the Friday afternoon membership luncheon!
VCNP Lynchburg received a regional proclamation for NP Week 2021. Click below for a picture of regional members and leadership displaying their proclamation, for which they received a standing ovation at the City of Lynchburg Council meeting after the announcement by Mayor Dolan.
Pictured are (L to R) Allison Helgeson, Morgan McDowell, Sybil Bradley-Dallas, Yvette Alexander, and Gabby Crawford.
VCNP President Elect and Tidewater Region Immediate Past President, Olivia Newby, provided an op-ed piece in the The Virginian-Pilot titled, “Help nurse practitioners continue their essential work” published November 7, 2021.