2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:30am CT - 3:30pm CT
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1700 Northeast 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

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Online Registration is now closed. You are welcome to register onsite on March 3, between 7:30-8:30 am at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. 

Cash, card, and checks will be accepted at onsite registration. 

There are no additional fees for onsite registration. 

Healthy Oklahomans = Productive Oklahomans
March 3, 2020

ONA encourages all Nurses and Nursing Students to get involved in the legislative process by attending Nurses Day at the Capitol. The day begins with an informational session held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Okla. City, followed by an opportunity to go to the Capitol and talk with legislators. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear legislative experts, legislators and ONA's Lobbyist
  • Talk with legislators concerning the issues vital to ONA and the nursing profession
  • Increase your awareness of the role nurses play in the political arena
  • Voice your concerns regarding legislation affecting nursing practice, patient safety, preventive care and health education as well as Oklahoma's health status

Program: 

The morning session will take place at the National Heritage and Western Cowboy Museum, Okla. City,  
followed by a trip to the Capitol!  

7:30-8:30 a.m.                 Registration

8:30-8:35 a.m.                 Welcome

8:35-9:30 a.m.                 Oklahoma’s Health Care Future

9:30 -9:45 a.m.                What Do I Need to Know?

9:45-10:15 a.m.               Exhibitor Break

10:15-11:10 a.m.             So How Do They Do This?
                                          Learning Activity:  Legislative Process

11:10-11:25 a.m.             Connecting from the Heart
                                           Hear from ONA Lobbyist, Vickie White Rankin, on how you can make a 

                                           difference by advocating for the profession at the Capitol.

11:25-11:30 a.m.              What’s Next

1:00-3:30 p.m.                  Visit Legislators and Hear Bills in the House and Senate Chambers

                                            Students to check-in at the Capitol

Lodging Details

We have secured a block of rooms at the Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown - Bricktown for $109. 

Click here to book your group rate for ONA Day at the Capitol  at the Aloft.

Address:

209 North Walnut Avenue

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104

Event Agenda

2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol

Event Agenda

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:30am CT - 3:30pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Registration

  • 8:30am - 8:45am

    Welcome

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Oklahoma's Health Care Future

  • 9:30am - 9:45am

    What Do I Need to Know?

  • 9:45am - 10:15am

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 10:15am - 11:15am

    So How Do They Do This?

    Learning Activity: Legislative Process

  • 11:15am - 11:30am

    Connecting from the Heart

    Vickie White Rankin, ONA Lobbyist

    Hear from ONA Lobbyist, Vickie White Rankin, on how you can make a difference by advocating for the profession at the Capitol.

  • 11:30am - 11:30am

    What's Next

  • 1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Visit Legislators and Hear Bills in the House and Senate Chambers

    Students to check-in at the Capitol