June 2, 2023
OADN continues our federal advocacy on your behalf as a member of the Nursing Community Coalition, where we work to ensure that nurses are supported and that nursing education is funded.
NCC Thanks Members of Congress for Support of Legislation that Improves Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers
On May 4, fifty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter supporting the introduction of the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act (S.131/H.R. 618). This bipartisan legislation would retire outdated barriers in the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) that limit the ability of NPs to provide care and treatment for injured or ill federal employees.
NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Top Legislative Priorities During National Nurses Week
On May 8, all sixty-three members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter urging Congress to take action on top appropriations and legislative priorities that impact nursing education, workforce, and research. This letter comes as we celebrate National Nurses Week 2023.
NCC Thank a Nurse Reception
On May 9, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) hosted a “Thank a Nurse” Reception on Capitol Hill. Attendees were joined by congressional staff and six members of Congress. For additional photos and information, see below and visit the NCC’s Events page.