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Florida Nurses Association praises “huge victory” for nurse practitioners, physician assistants

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The Florida Nurses Association applauded lawmakers Friday for passing a bill allowing advanced registered nurse practitioners and physician assistants to prescribe controlled substances, a measure the group had put before the legislature for 22 years. “It’s been a long battle, and well worth the fight,’’ said FNA Executive Director Willa Fuller in a news release. “The passage of this bill is a huge victory for nurses and patients.” Sponsored by Sebring Republican Rep. Cary Pigman, a physician, and Miami Shores…

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Stacy Frank endorsed by Florida’s nurses

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Stacy Frank, candidate for Florida House District 57 (D), has been endorsed by the Florida Nurses Association. The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) is the largest statewide organization of Registered Nurses.  The FNA advocates for health policy that is geared toward making high quality health care services accessible to all Floridians at a reasonable cost. Stacy Frank explained, “I look forward to working with the FNA to increase the quality and affordability of healthcare for all Floridians.” Stacy Frank will appear…

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Stacy Frank endorsed by Florida’s nurses

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Stacy Frank, candidate for Florida House District 57 (D), has been endorsed by the Florida Nurses Association. The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) is the largest statewide organization of Registered Nurses.  The FNA advocates for health policy that is geared toward making high quality health care services accessible to all Floridians at a reasonable cost. Stacy Frank explained, “I look forward to working with the FNA to increase the quality and affordability of healthcare for all Floridians.” Stacy Frank will appear…

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Controversial doc David McKalip to attend tonight’s public forum on health care hosted by Pinellas’ Nurses Association

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The Pinellas County Chapter of the Florida Nurses Association will be hosting a public forum to discuss the healthcare reform legislation that Congress is presently considering. The discussion will focus on the impact of the proposed legislation on health care delivery, access to healthcare and nursing. The forum will be a panel discussion, moderated by commentator Rob Lorei from WMNF radio. The panel will include Bill Newton of the American Consumer Council, Shawn Foster from the staff of Congressman Bilirakis,…

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