April 2017 Newsletter Print

President's Message


Dear HANP Members and Friends,

Thank you for your continued support of HANP.  Your board has been working steadily to improve HANP and our educational programs. 

Upcoming events

  •   ?Annual Conference November 3-4 "Houston We Have A Solution" will be held at Hilton Post Oak 
  • ? The Stroke Festival is fast approaching, May 6, 2017 from 8 to 3 pm at Discovery Green
      • Bilingual members would be of great help
      • Our objective is to help the community understand the importance of being active 
      • How to eat healthy
      • Obesity education
      • WE NEED YOU to HELP us be a visible member of our community, HANP we are part of the solution for Houston
  • ?June CE meeting in the works 
    • Look for further details
  • ?The Scholarship Committee is looking for new members 
    • Pre-requisites
      • An active HANP member 
      • Must be willing to review scholarship applications for fall and spring with the committee
      • This is a great opportunity for you to become a future board member for HANP
      • contact mari.galang@gmail.com 
  • ??We are looking for qualified members to be part of the board
    • Pre-requisites
      • An active HANP member
      • Must be willing to lead, serve and help carry out the mission of HANP
      • Please nominate someone you know who would be willing to serve sara@amchouston.com
  • ??Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP) Political Action Committee (PAC) has recently embarked on its annual TNP PAC campaign: Show your NP Force. 
    • Some critical issues in the docket this session that will impact NP practice 
      • Patient access to care
      • Full practice authority 
      • APRN signature bill
      • TNP is launching an advocacy campaign for full practice authority
      • Please stay after the meeting tonight to watch this video campaign from TNP
  • ??Past events
    • A team of 40 providers from Houston travelled with HAVMED for a medical mission in the province of Albay, Phillipines
      • Several APN's were members of that team including Miles Griffin, ACNP, Mylene Supan, CRNA and Delmar Imperial-Aubin
      • The team performed 60 major operations, 80 minor surgeries, health promotion and screening, tree planting 
      • Houston Alliance of Volunteers in Medicine - HAVMed http://www.havmed.org





Thank you for your support,




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Member Meeting

Invokana - Can awaken a transformation in 
Type II Diabetes Management. 

Eugenio Cersosimo, MD


Eddie V's (City Centre)
12848 Queensberry Lane
Houston, TX 77024

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

6:00 pm Registration 
7:00 pm Presentation and Dinner

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Upcoming Events

May 10 - Monthly Member Meeting, Eddie V's

June 14 - CE Meeting, Location TBD (members and guests welcome)

July 12 - Monthly Member Meeting, Location TBD

August 9 - CE Meeting, Location TBD (members and guests welcome)

September 13 - Annual Meeting - CE Meeting FREE to all Members

October 11 - Monthly Member Meeting, Location TBD

November 3 & 4 - Annual Conference at Hilton Post Oak

December 13 - CE Meeting, Location TBD (members and guests welcome)



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