Thank you to Ellie Burch who invited and coordinated a meeting about healthcare topics at the King City Senior Center. The meeting was well attended, and there were several interesting sessions in addition to the National Nurse Act of 2006. Attendees also wrote postcards to Senator Gordon Smith (OR) to ask him to please introduce the companion bill to HR 4903 in the U.S. Senate.
Nurses from Texas who attended Dr. Victoria Hawkins' presentation about the Office of the National Nurse included Janet Drake who works as a program managers at DADS, Kay Savant, Christina Carrigan and Shoshanna Conway both from UT Southwestern, as well as Chris McDaniel from the Executive Women in Texas Government. Dr. Hawkins reportedly gave an excellent presentation with some frightening statistics about the present state of America's health illiteracy. Her data affirms and validates the need for a National Nurse complemented with National Nurse Teams to serve as the vehicle for delivering the message of prevention to every single American. Be sure to sign up to receive this week's newsletter that will contain more information about Dr. Hawkins' talk by submitting your email in the box on the right side of this website.
The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Thursday, June 15, 2006