February 9, 2017
Members in attendance: Ruth Holmaas, Ambi Zeller-Hahn, Mary Faith Dudley, Sharon Zook, Susan Adamson, Maretta Yoder, Beth Poore-Bowman, Mary Atkins
Meeting Location: Emilio’s Restaurant in Staunton, VA.
Meeting topic: “ERAS-Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” by Dr. Traci Hendrick from UVA.
–Minutes from the September 2016 meeting were approved.
-It is time for elections- President elect and treasurer positions are open. Anyone with nominations is encouraged to e-mail names to Sharon Zook.
-Challenge PAC funds were discussed. Each member of the VCNP is encouraged to donate $10.00 towards this initiative. Envelopes were distributed at this meeting.
-2 local physicians have openings for nurse practitioners- Dr. Rebecca Botticelli with the local VA clinic has a full time position and Dr. Shafqat has an opening for 1 week a month.
-Discussed potential locations for future meetings. Recommendation was made to use a conference room at Sentara RMH with meal catered by Taste of Thai Restaurant. Maretta Yoder will check on details.
-Next meeting will be April 20, 2017. Topic and location to be announced.
The meeting was then adjourned.
Maretta Yoder, Secretary