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Health Policy & Advocacy

dcimageAPHON is committed to ensuring that Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses are provided with the latest information on pending legislative and regulatory issues and activities impacting the profession and patients. For more information view our health policy agenda. You may also contact APHON’s Health Policy and Advocacy Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Legislative Action Center

The APHON Legislative Action Center provides federal and state legislative information related to pediatric hematology/oncology patient care and nursing. Get involved by staying informed and taking action!

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Advocacy Correspondent

A quarterly offering from the Association of Pediatric/Hematology Oncology Nurses, the goal of the newsletter is to inform members about legislative and regulatory issues impacting the profession of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and the patients we serve.

2016 Issues

Spring | Summer Fall

2015 Issues

Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall

2014 Issues

Winter | Summer Fall

Sign-On Letters

Sign-On letters are policy-oriented letters sent to members of Congress, congressional committees or federal agencies expressing the viewpoint of the signatories.

Nursing Community Coalition 

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Support

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses – January 2017
APHON joined with member of the Nursing community in urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to include Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists as part of its full implementation of the final rule pertaining the practice of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

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Introductory Letter to Congress

APHON Support Letter to House and Senate – Nursing Community – January 2017
APHON joined with members of the Nursing Community in a letter to the House and Senate outlining the core principles of the coalition and highlighting its policy agenda.

Support of Policy Principles

APHON Supports Policy Principles Provided to Presidential Transition Team-Nursing Community – December 2016
APHON joined with members of the Nursing Community in a letter to the Presidential Transition Team outlining the core principles of the coalition and highlighting its policy agenda.

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Coalitions

Many times, the best way to make an impact with a broad audience is to partner with a coalition that can help advance our priority issues. APHON belongs to the following coalitions:

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