Aug 08, 2013

Patient Advocates: A Powerful Nurse Practitioner Resource

August 8, 2013

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Hosted on August 8, 2013

Patient advocates are a powerful nurse practitioner resource.  Find out why in this webinar, offered by the American Nurse Practitioner Foundation features Regina Holliday, caregiver, patient advocate and artist.  Holliday tells a personal story in words and art across the U.S. and globally. She sends a powerful message about patient rights, the healthcare system and needed change. She will change your view of patient relationships. Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Advisor for Nursing, is responsible for addressing nurse and faculty shortages in an effort to create a higher quality of patient care in the U.S. at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  She is also the Director of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. Dr. Hassmiller will share how focusing on patient centered messaging can have an impact on changing legislation by addressing: scope of practice, prescriptive authority and reimbursement.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Understand patient’s rights and provider relationships
  • Identify ways healthcare providers and patients can collaborate to create legislative change
  • Understanding the role of the family caregiver
  • Establish ways to focus on patient centered messaging while utilizing the healthcare provider


  • James Dickens, DNP, NP, FAANP, President American Nurse Practitioner Foundation; CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service, Office of Minority Health, Region VI, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Regina Holliday, caregiver, patient advocate and artist
  1. Profile on SpeakerLink
  2. Blog:
  • Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Senior Advisor for Nursing & Director for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action

Additional Resource:

View the PowerPoint presentation.

Read the webinar summary