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2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference


Event Overview:

The American Academy of Nursing annual policy conference will identify ways nurses are transforming health and building a better care delivery system. This three day conference will showcase the extraordinary work nurses are undertaking to drive policy changes that meet the health needs of individuals and populations. Transforming Health, Driving Policy highlights nursing initiatives that are transforming health, leading change, and influencing policy and ultimately improving the nation’s health.

Conference Objectives

Examine opportunities for nurse leadership and their impact on policy that influences implementation of healthcare reform and addresses factors affecting the health of populations.

Analyze cross-disciplinary efforts involving nurse leadership to develop and implement health policy within a variety of organizations.

Incorporate healthy behavior into the meeting lifestyle.

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Why You Should Participate

The Academy has a long history of leveraging the passion of our Fellows to effect change and educate legislators and administration officials on key nursing issues.  To this end, an even longer history of support and investment from companies and organizations that  recognize  the  important accomplishments of our Fellows has allowed the Academy to transform health policy and practice through nursing knowledge. The Academy’s Policy Conference is THE place to network with nursing’s most influential leaders.  Our attendees are the movers and shakers in educational, clinical, and governmental settings. We have opportunities for organizations of all sizes and are willing to work with you to customize a package that meets the needs of your organization.

About The American Academy of Nursing:

The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge. Every day across America, the Academy and its members create and execute knowledge-driving and policy-related initiates to drive reform of America's health system.

Academy's more than 2,100 members - known as fellows - are nursing's most accomplished leaders in education management, practice and research. Fellows include association executives; university presidents, chancellors, and deans; state and federal political appointees; hospital chief executives and vice presidents for nursing; nurse consultants; researchers; and entrepreneurs.

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