Improve consumer access to high quality, cost efficient health care by removing practice barriers so that nurses may practice to the full extent of their education, training, licensure, & certification.
Nurses for Arkansas
Legislative Session 2019
Nurses' Day at the Capitol
Bring together nursing organizations from around the state to speak as one voice to increase access to healthcare services to all Arkansans.
Arkansas Nurses Association,
Arkansas Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners,
Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association,
Arkansas Center for Nursing,
Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives, and the
Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Visit nursesforarkansas.com to learn more about full practice authority and barriers to APRNs that limit access to care, see Arkansas State Legislative Champions, and how to contact us to get connected to your legislator.
Creating online advocacy talks to educate nurses on how to advocate to their legislator, providing evidence based resources that support the use of APRNs, and continuing to provide an online platform for nurses to quickly contact their legislators on specific topics via the use of VoterVoice.
Raise nurses’ awareness of legislation before the Arkansas General Assembly, and use our influence to educate legislators on health policy matters.
The agenda is still being set, but events will begin at 8:30 am on the 2nd floor of the Rotunda at the State Capitol.
Recognizing that nurses continue to be voted the “most trusted profession,” nurses opinions on health care issues are highly valued by legislators. To find out more about how to get to know your legislators, follow the link below.