Tuesday, April 23, 8 am–7 pm
Are you interested in learning to influence legislation for the health of your patients? Hill Day, an all-day advocacy training event, will give you an exciting look at policy change on the ground. Set on Capitol Hill, just blocks from the White House and across the street from the Supreme Court, Hill Day is your opportunity to learn the latest health policy topics and ONS priorities and then set them in motion.
Your day will begin with ONS President Mary Gullatte and ONS Health Policy Director Alec Stone, who'll brief you over breakfast about the ONS health policy agenda and the cancer care community’s biggest priorities in Washington. You’ll then network with federal agency heads and policy leaders who’ll offer their own insights throughout the day. During a working lunch, you’ll learn what to expect as an oncology nursing advocate and take part in advocacy role-play scenarios with Congressional staffers.
After visits on the hill with your state representatives and senators, you'll end your day with an evening event where ONS will present its Congressional Champions with special recognition awards. Space is limited, so don’t wait to sign up for this independent opportunity when you register for Congress.
Breakfast and Introductions
- Welcome, introductions and breakfast
- Agenda/Priorities of ONS and the day
- ONS Legislative Agenda
- Other health and funding priorities
- Congressional legislation that ONS supports
- Speaker(s) on the importance of advocacy
- What to expect as an advocate
- Role playing with Congressional staffers
- Advocacy speakers from the ANA, AACN, OVAC, NC, HPNEC, or the NCCS
Dr. Patricia Grady, NINR Director, will give a keynote address over lunch.
- ONS members meet their representatives
- State delegations meet their senators
Congressional Reception and Award Presentation
During this evening event on Capitol Hill, ONS will recognize its Congressional champions.
OCN ILNA categories: professional Performance
AOCNP ILNA categories: Professional Practice; Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse
AOCNS ILNA categories: Professional Practice; Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse
CBCN ILNA categories: Professional Performance