at The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Ends at the State Capitol
ONA encourages all Nurses and Nursing
Students to get involved in the legislative process by attending Nurses Day
at the Capitol. The day begins with an informational session held at the National
Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum followed by an opportunity to go to the
Capitol and talk with legislators.
will have the opportunity to:
· Hear legislative experts, legislators
and ONA’s Lobbyist.
· Talk with legislators concerning the
issues vital to ONA and the nursing profession
· Increase your awareness of the role
nurse plays in the political arena
· Voice your concerns regarding
legislation affecting nursing practice, patient safety, preventive care and
health education as well as Oklahoma’s health status
2014 Legislative Day for
Nurses at the Capitol provides you with the opportunity to get involved and
make a difference in issues facing nursing and healthcare in Oklahoma.
Student Guide for Nurses Day at the Capitol.
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration
Meet and Greet with Hospital Recruiters
Cindy Lyons MS, RN, ONA President
Lair Jr, ONSA President
a.m. Session Focus: Affordable
Care Act – Oklahoma Focus (40min)
P. Clancy, MD, President, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa
a.m. Session Focus: How
to be an Advocate and Make a Difference
a.m. Panel Discussion: Legislative
– Dr Clancy, Devyn Denton, Session
2 Speakers and Vickie White Rankin, Jane Nelson
9:55-10:25 a.m. Exhibitor Break
10:30-10:50 a.m. Learning
Activity: How a
Bill Becomes Law
– ONSA Officers
a.m. Session Focus: The
Power of One /The Power of One Voice
– Vickie White Rankin, ONA
11:10 - 11:30a.m What’s
– Rhonda Lawes,MS, RN, ONA Political Activities Director and Dean
Prentice, Col, USAF, NC , ONA Consultant to ONSA
p.m. Visit Legislators and
Hear Bills in the House and Senate Chambers
Students to check-in at the Capitol
New This Year – An opportunity to visit with Hospital Recruiters!
*Students & Members, please sign and begin the registration process in order to get your correct fee option.
Students please click here to obtain a site profile in order to register for the event and get student pricing.
Early Bird Registration
Nursing Students & LPNs
ONA Member & Affiliates
2014 Early Bird Registration is the same as 2013 Regular Registration