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TNP's President Sandy McCoy's response to the filing of SB 406

Posted about 5 years ago by Shelagh Larson

Texas Nurse Practitioners Commend Senator Jane Nelson’s commitment to Health Care

 (Austin, Texas) – Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP) President Sandy McCoy issued the following statement regarding Senator Jane Nelson’s filing of Senate Bill 406: 

"Nurse practitioners across Texas, commend Senator Jane Nelson for bringing together representatives from the Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP), the Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice (CNAP), the Texas Nurses Association (TNA), the Texas Medical Association (TMA), and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) to develop this legislation. This bill was made possible by the dogged determination of Senator Nelson and her staff, and represents a good first step toward modernizing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse practice in Texas placing patients first. We are proud to have played a part in the drafting of this legislation that will expand access to high-quality, cost-effective primary care services utilizing the recognized skills of nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses.”