Jefferson MSN Students Travel to Richmond for Legislative Day

Tuesday, February 03 2015

Nursing Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner students from the MSN Healthcare Systems and Policy graduate course attended Virginia Nurse’s Association (VNA) Legislative Day in Richmond on Feb. 3, 2015 along with faculty members Dr. Patty Vari and Dr. Rhoda Murray. Students discussed their prepared testimonial letters related to current bills being debated in the General Assembly with their legislator or aide and attended a House Committee meeting. Students also listened to a variety of speakers who provided valuable information on the details and nuances of the legislative and advocacy processes. Students and faculty agreed that the trip provided the opportunity for a transformative learning experience.