UPDATE Advocate for Change: Attend the APRN Modernization Act Breakfast Briefing and State Capitol Hearing

Are you ready to make a difference in the future of healthcare? The time has come for you to take action! On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, the Assembly Public Hearing on AB 154, The APRN Modernization Act, is scheduled, and your presence can have a impact.

Why It Matters: The APRN Modernization Act is a crucial piece of legislation that can shape the future of advanced practice registered nursing. It’s vital to have a substantial number of APRNs in attendance at the Assembly Health, Aging and Long-Term Care Committee hearing. While you won’t need to testify, your presence is a powerful statement of support for this important bill.

Meeting with Your State Representative: In addition to attending the public hearing, we urge you to dedicate time on November 8th to meet with your state representative. WNA (Wisconsin Nurses Association) is here to assist you in scheduling a meeting and providing the necessary informational materials that you can share with your representative. Your voice matters, and these meetings can be a catalyst for change.

Breakfast Briefing by WNA: To equip you for a day of advocacy, WNA is sponsoring a Breakfast Briefing at 8:00 am on November 15th at the Best Western Premier Park Hotel. This briefing will offer you valuable insights, including:

  • An overview of AB 154
  • A recap of Senate action on SB 145
  • Review of the latest amendments that will be part of the public hearing
  • Talking points and materials to drop off at your state representative’s office
  • Information about the location of the public hearing and how to register for the committee hearing
  • Debriefing worksheets regarding your legislator visit


Register Today: You can register to attend the Breakfast Briefing, the Public Hearing, and express your interest in meeting with your state representative by clicking on the following link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/WisconsinNursesAssociation/_2023APRNModernizationActBreakfastBriefingRegistration

Please note that the deadline for registration is Monday, November 13th, 2023.

What’s Next: WNA staff will arrange and notify registrants of appointment times with their State Assembly representatives closer to the meeting date. These meetings will take place in legislator offices at the State Capitol.

Your participation can be a driving force for positive change in healthcare. We thank you in advance for your dedication to this critical cause. Together, we can shape the future of healthcare in Wisconsin.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of something bigger. Register now, and let your voice be heard. Make a change.