monitors state and national legislative initiatives pertinent to child
health and encourages member advocacy on these issues.
Liaison to Other Professional Organizations--Many WAPNAP members are involved as liaisons to other organizations. These are listed on the Who's Who page.
Collaborative Practice Agreement--This
is a sample collaborative practice agreement developed by WAPNAP in
conjunction with the WNA attorney, the Wisconsin Academy. of Family
Physicians and their attorney, and reviewed by the State Medical
Society. You may use this and adapt to your situation. The Wisconsin
Board of Nursing has seen this and also accepted it. Copy of Sample Collaborative Agreement.
Provision of Continuing Education--WAPNAP
has sponsored its own educational conferences and has been a co-sponsor
of educational offerings with the WNA Advanced Practice Forum, the
Wisconsin Chapter of the AAP, and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
Prescriptive Authority--WAPNAP members were involve in the effort for prescriptive authority for Wisconsin Advanced Practice Nurses.
Acceptance of NP's as Signatories on WIAA Sports Physical Cards--WAPNAP
member Maureen Van Dinter worked with WNA and spoke at the WIAA annual
meeting as part of the effort to allow NP's as signatories on WIAA
Sports Physicals cards.
Sponsor of Nurses Day at the Capital--WAPNAP has been one of the co-sponsors of this event.