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Nurse Protection Bills

Please consider signing on to the letter writing campaigns supporting HB312 (workplace violence prevention) and SB195 (Safe Harbor for Nurses). 

Letter Writing Campaign- Healthcare Workplace Violence (HB312)

Letter Writing Campaign- Safe Harbor (SB195)

See Bill documents below:

HB312 (workplace violence prevention)

SB195 (Safe Harbor for Nurses)

Healthcare Workplace Violence Experiences Collector 

We are collecting Healthcare Workplace Violence Experiences to share with Louisiana Legislators! There will also be an opportunity to testify if you’re interested. This is in support of Healthcare Workplace Violence Bill HB312. Below is a Google Docs form to share your experiences with LSNA and Rep. Dustin Miller

Share Experiences Here

On-Demand Webcasts to help nurses deal the the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

ANA Corona Virus Response Fund - Helping Nurses on the Front Lines. Nurses are on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. We have created a Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses to enable the public to support and thank nurses. The national fund will address the identified, emerging needs of nurses

Front page on the July Pelican News:

Crisis During a Pandemic:

Through our collective voices, Louisiana Nurses force the removal of HB 320, which would have allowed the Louisiana Hospital Association to influence the membership of the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).

ANA Enterprise Gears Up

for Global ‘Year of The Nurse’ in 2020

2020 Legislative Session

The Louisiana Legislative session starts next week. LSNA and LANPAC met with our lobbyist to discuss the upcoming session. We are following 17 bills. This is a fluid number as bills may be added or removed.


The broad areas covered are: LSBN composition, APRN scope of practice, and nurse education passage required by the LSBN. Brief summary of impactful bills:


SB 405 - Adds restrictions on APRNs to be subject to collaborative agreements' approval from LSBN, Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, & Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.


HB 237 & HB 242 - Provides relative to the student passage rate required by LSBN.

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