Advanced Practice Clinician Council

The Advanced Practice Clinician Council provides a forum for all Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs), CRNAs, CNMs, CNS and Physician Assistants (PA-Cs) to participate in decisions that affect their practice, education, research activities, and the quality of the work environment. The goal of the council is the advancement of the highest quality patient care.

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Responsibilities of Advanced Practice Clinical Council

  • Meets 1 hour per month alternating business meetings with open meetings.
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Communication and dissemination of information to Advanced Practice Clinicians
    • Provide input for job descriptions and performance standards
    • Clinical regulatory compliance related to practice
    • Advance Practice clinical standards of practice
    • Orientation, continuing education, and preceptor programs
    • Promote use of evidence-based practice and participation in research activities
    • Advanced practice clinician retention, recruitment, and satisfaction
    • Resource for clinical practice and administrative issues for the Office of Advanced Practice
    • Integrate with department nursing councils and hospital committees.