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A message from the Section Chair
Latest happenings from all the Chapters
Information about 2016 Section Conference in Virginia Beach
...and much, much more!
Jefferson Chapter Meeting - Thursday February 11, 2016
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Richmond Chapter Meeting - Wednesday May 18, 2016
Virginia AWHONN Section Conference
Attendee Registration is open!

For more information see our 2016 Conference Page or e-mail

Registration Link is right here!

April 22 and 23, 2016
Virginia Beach, VA

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites
3900 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, Va 23451

 Vendors can use this link to exhibit at the 2016 Section Conference

Award-Winning Nursing Publications

Free Educational Tools and Resources

Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities

Networking at the Local, Regional and National Level

Discounts on Products and Continuing Education

New Member Recruitment Rewards

Legislative News

The Legislative Coalition of Virginia Nurses tracks bills related to nursing interests in Virginia. AWHONN is represented at the meetings by Dr. Nina Beamon, RNC-AWHC.  Dr. Beamon also serves as the President of LCVN, and was present at the January 9 meeting. If you want to follow the bills, you can like LCVN on Facebook or ask Dr. Beamon to follow bills on specific topics. You can also find information about the bills in Virginia from this website:

If you want to know who your representative is or contact that person about a bill, use this website:

Bills of interest include:

HB489/SB158--requires sexual assault evidence to be processed

HJ29/HR19--Life begins at conception

SB20--places member of ACOG on medical home advisory council, but not nurses

SB81--curriculum for law enforcement of sexual assaults on campus

SB183--removes prohibition against insurance coverage of abortion

SB248--allows a minor who has been sexually assaulted to be deemed as an adult for evidence recovery

SB264--NPs with 2,000 hours of supervised experience can practice without supervision in medically underserved areas and FQHC

SB265--enhanced compact so nurses can practice in several states--VBON would like members to contact Sen. Dance and offer support--those currently with multi-state compact will be grandfathered into new enhanced compact Also, the Governor has put money in the budget for access to birth control.

The next meeting of LCVN will be Feb. 16 at 4 in Richmond. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Beamon's contact information:



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AWHONN Webinar Library

The Virginia Section has access to this great educational resource for another year!  It can be used for Chapter meetings and events. We hope you enjoy it's information and the CNE's through your local chapter meetings!

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