Why Nurses Need to Be at the Policy Table

Aired on October 21, 2016

This webinar will outline the key aspects of state and federal health policy process, review nursingís presence or absence from that process, and provide suggestions on why and how nurses should become more involved.

This Webinar is hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/students/gnsa.


Webinar Speaker

Marian Grant, DNP, RN
Director of Policy and Professional Engagement
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)

In addition to her role as the Director of Policy and Professional Engagement at C-TAC, Dr. Grant is a nurse practitioner (NP) dually certified in Acute Care and Palliative Care/Hospice, an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and an NP on the University of Maryland Medical Centerís Palliative Care Service. Dr. Grant was a 2014-2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow and worked both in Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosiís office and at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) on the Medicare Care Choices Model. She currently serves as a member of the American Nurses Associationís (ANA) Palliative & Hospice Nursing Professional Issues Panel Steering Team, the Community Health Accreditation Partnerís (CHAP) Palliative Advanced Illness Care Steering Committee, and the Evidence Communication Innovation Collaborative at the Institute of Medicine (IOM)/National Academy of Medicine.

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Washington, DC 20036

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