We are actively working on nursing practice in the following ways:

APRN Practice

Chair, Lucy Marion, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP


APRN maps: Georgia

APRN Infographic (downloadable version HERE)

APRN POSTER- presented by Dr. Wheeler at the 12th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference in Chicago May 5-6, 2016


2016 Legislative Results for Nursing

  • FY2017 Appropriations Bill - includes $200,000 in funding for loan repayment for APRNs and PAs who practice in rural and underserved areas, $4.3 million in additional pay for public health nurses, $6 million for a new Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Center
  • HB 509 - passed - established the Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council
  • HB 649 - passed - RNs do not have to obtain additional licensure as Lactation Consultants by the Composite Medical Board 

Past Activities:

2015 Conference - APRNs: Access and Economics in Georgia

Thanks to all for coming! Here are some materials from the event:

Thank you to our sponsors:


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Nurse Residency Programs

Chair, Karen Rawls, RN

  • We are currently reassessing what the key issues are for residency programs in Georgia and how the GNLC can effectively address them. Please contact us if you have useful information or would like to be part of the discussion.

If you are interested in working with any of these groups, please go to the "Contact" page and indicate your preferred committee in the appropriate box.

Roy Simpson, Beth Stephens, Michael McCann, Laura Browers

Roy Simpson, Beth Stephens, Michael McCann, Laura Browers

Barbara Safriet, Mary Chesney, Lucy Marion

Barbara Safriet, Mary Chesney, Lucy Marion