February 25, 2021 – March 11, 2021 Online
CE: Up to 6.0 contact hours of continuing education (CE),
pending approval by AANP.
The 2021 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) Health Policy Conference is moving online this year. Access all of the sessions for two full weeks and gain the skills you need to be a legislative advocate for the nurse practitioner (NP) role!
Come learn about the legislative issues impacting you and your patients and take steps toward creating positive change. Whether you're a seasoned NP advocate or a novice in the legislative arena, the 2021 AANP Health Policy Conference offers you a unique opportunity to:
Registrants will have access to the 2021 AANP Health Policy Conference sessions from February 25–March 11, 2021.
|AANP NP, Associate, Career Starter, Post Master’s Student or Retired Member||$195|
|AANP Student Member||$95|
Registration closes on March 9, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
All cancellation requests must be submitted to AANP no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2021; no refunds will be granted after this date. To cancel your conference registration, you must submit written notice via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a question about registration, please contact AANP.
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
Mail: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
P.O. Box 12846
Austin, TX 78711
The 2021 AANP Health Policy Conference agenda is listed below. Sessions or speakers are subject to change.
This session will cover current state and federal policy issues and provide an update on active legislation at the state and national levels. The presentation will highlight priorities of the 117th
MaryAnne Sapio, AANP Vice President Federal Government Affairs, and Tay Kopanos, DNP, NP, AANP Vice President of State Government Affairs
This session will provide an overview on how social media and the internet have changed and how the impact of these changes affects consumer attitudes, accuracy of information and policymaking at the state and federal level. You will have the opportunity to develop skills and proficiency in the use of social media to advocate for public policy priorities, mobilize support for issues and engage with media.
This session will provide information on the impact of COVID-19 on the health care system, including NP-owned and -led practices, and strategies for sustainability post-pandemic.
Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP, Owner, Wright & Associates Family Healthcare
This session will provide information on COVID-19 federal agency policies, federal waivers and flexibilities pursuant to the Public Health Emergency and includes an update on information regarding the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.
Franklin Harrington, AANP Director of Reimbursement and Regulatory Affairs
This session will provide an opportunity to learn about strategies on how best to utilize evidence to help inform policymaking. The session will also seek to expand your knowledge of the scholarship and research studies that form the foundation of NP advocacy and policy.
Christine Tracy, MSW, AANP Vice President of Research
This presentation will provide information about how telehealth has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic, how NPs are using technology to coordinate care for their patients and the increasing emphasis on telehealth to provide quality health care in all geographic areas.
Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Director, Clinical and Advanced Practice Operations, UMMC Center for Telehealth, Assistant Professor, UMMC School of Nursing