On October 18, 2017, the Pennsylvania Association of Practical Nursing Administrators (PAPNA) met in Harrisburg to launch our White Paper titled Practical Nursing: Front and Center. The day started with a session in which Linda Rhodes, former Pennsylvania Secretary of Aging introduced the White Paper to over 70 attendees including PAPNA members, PA health care facilities, students and Legislators. This session was followed by PAPNA members and students meeting with Legisla
NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Janyce L. Collier, MSN, RN, CNE, President of PAPNA PHONE: 717-263-5667 EMAIL: Janyce.Collier@franklinctc.com www.pa-pna.org NEW REPORT SHOWS LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES ARE CRITICAL TO MEETING THE HEALTH CARE DEMANDS IMPACTED BY PENNSYLVANIA’S GRAYING TSUNAMI. Identifies front and center role of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and discredits forecast that LPN position will be phased out. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – October 27, 2017.