Deans and Directors,We need your support on the current budget amendment proposals for APRN Preceptor Payment Incentive. The amendments are currently in the Appropriations Committees for both the House and Senate. Attached is a draft letter we plan to send from VACN in support. Please let me know by Wednesday at 12 noon if you do NOT want to be listed in support on the attached letter. It will be signed by VACN's president, Pam Jeffries, on VACN letterhead. It is critical to get this letter of support to the committee chairs by Friday.We also ask that you (and your faculty and students!) reach out to members of the committee and your legislators in support of this important legislation.Below is information on the Preceptor Payment Incentive for the website from Virginia Nurses Association:
These are the budget amendments that we will be advocating for on preceptors.
Sickles (Chair), Carr, Krizek, Hayes, Jones, Cox, Fariss, Brewer, Torian
Howell (Chair), Hanger, Vogel, Barker, Deeds, Ebbin, McClellan
Advocacy Talking Points:
Here is most recent action alert: https://app.muster.com/take-action/fuetCJXtsP/ VNA is only targeting certain committee members at this time. However, If you sign up for VNA action alerts, you will receive targeted requests when you need to contact your legislators: https://app.muster.com/257/supporter-registration/
VNA has some room at Lobby days and would love for anyone to attend https://virginianurses.com/page/LobbyDays