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Students Attend Idaho Rural Health Association Day at the Capitol

February 24, 2020

Four students from the College of Nursing graduate program joined Dr. Melody Weaver Assistant Professor and President-elect of the Idaho Rural Health Association for the organization's Day at the Capitol on February 13th.  The students had the opportunity to explore the machinations of state government as well as participate in discussions one-on-one with legislators. Understanding and participating in policy that effects access to care for all Idahoans was a key focus for the students.  Senator Harris approached the students with specific questions regarding health issues that affect southeastern Idaho and what their recommendations were for change.