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Objective 1) To educate and inspire the nursing community in the role of policy advocate, especially regarding health policy.
Objective 2) To create opportunities for connecting with ND legislative members to expand their awareness of nursing health policy issues
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM: Exhibitor Setup
Memorial and Legislative Halls
7:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Participant Registration
Heritage Center, Missouri River Events Center, Breakfast buffet available during this time
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM: Welcome, Overview of Day, Overall legislative priorities, Nursing Organization and Sponsor Presentations
Missouri River Events Center
8:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Legislative Hearings
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Legislature Tours
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch at Capitol Café
State Capitol, Participants Responsible for Purchasing Their Own Lunch
1:00- 3:00: House and Senate Floor Sessions
State Capitol Senate and House Chambers
2:00- 4:00: Yogurt parfaits and fruit cups for participants, legislators, staff
State Capitol Memorial and Legislative Hall
Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities
Sponsorship and exhibiting options are available for nurses day at the legislature! Please find the below information on sponsorship and exhibiting. If you would like to become a sponsor or exhibitor, please download the attached sponsorship form and mail it to our office (mailing address available on form).
Nurses Day Bronze Sponsor: $500
Nurses Day Silver Sponsor: $1,000
Nurses Day Gold Sponsor: $2,000
Frequently Asked Questions
Nurses Day is a really exciting and energetic event to familiarize yourself with North Dakota’s legislature. It’s also an opportunity for you to meet legislators from your district.
You’ll have the opportunity to attend legislative hearings, listen to presentations on our legislature, watch a floor vote in the House & Senate Chambers, take guided tours of the Capitol, and network with your fellow nurses. The event will take place in the State Capitol and the North Dakota Heritage Center (just a short walk from the Capitol).
Complimentary breakfast will be served at Nurses Day. Lunch will not be provided at this event however, the Capitol Cafe located in the basement of the State Capitol has a wide assortment of food options including both breakfast and lunch, as well as a variety of snacks.
The James River Cafe in the North Dakota Heritage Center also offers an assortment of food and beverages.
Please note that food and drinks are often prohibited in the House and Senate Chambers, along with other areas in the Capitol and Heritage Center.
Yes! Registration for students is $10 while general registration for nurses is $30. This fee will help us cover the costs associated with the event and the snacks we will be serving to registrants and legislators.
Yes – wifi access is available both in the Heritage Center and State Capitol.
We encourage everyone to take notes while attending hearings and observe all rules. Please put your phones on silent and refrain from texting excessively during committee hearings and floor votes. Please be sure to have money available to purchase your lunch during the day’s allotted lunch break.