Health Policy Workshop

ANNA's Health Policy Workshop is held biennally in Washington, DC. The most recent workshop was held June 10-11 2019.

During the 2019 workshop, nephrology nurses from across the country gathered in Washington, DC, and visited Capitol Hill to educate legislators about the impact of kidney disease and advocate for issues important to the nephrology nursing community, including:

  • Fiscal Year 2020 Funding for the Nursing Workforce Development Programs
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Funding for Biomedical Research and Patient Safety Programs
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2019
  • Living Donor Protection Act of 2019
  • Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019
  • Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
  • United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act 2019