Hishani agreed to take on the Conference Committee position.
Karen reported that if you have not renewed your membership, please do so ASAP. Membership numbers are down all across the state, possibly due to the new cycle with increased fees that was not explained well via media.
Remember to contribute to the PAC.
NP week is 11/12-11/19/18.
Cherie distributed blue ribbons to wear for NP awareness.
The state bylaws are changing regarding elections. VCNP want uniform elections across the state.
Linda has been elected president, she will serve one year, then the president will serve a 2 year term after that.
State conference nominations are due.
The Fredericksburg region needs to develop a timeline for the conference in March. Any significant happenings in the region should be put on the timeline. Piper agreed to start the time line, since she has been the secretary since inception.
Karen questioned if everyone received the email survey, and asked everyone to be sure to complete it.
Our regional membership is #58
We have purchased a list of the NPs in VA from the state for communication purposes.
Easter Associates is looking into an automatic renewal application.
A special interest group of NPs for independent practice is forming. This would be helpful even if you never plan to work completely independently.
in December, the joint boards of nursing and medicine will meet in Richmond to discuss HB 793 and the attestation form. There will be a $100 fee for attestation. 9,000 hours will be required for attestation.
In the future, NPs will not need a separate license for prescriptive authority, this is being eliminated.
Tiffany reports the treasury has received thank you notes from Empower House and Micah Ministries for the contributions made to them for our philanthropy this year.
The next meeting will be 12/10/18 place TBD, on injectable migraine med.
Submitted 11/14/18 JPSF