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2019 Advanced Practice Leadership Summit - Hot Topics!

What makes a good leader great? Applying evidence-based leadership principles to practice


Professional generosity: How does this magnify ROI?


Crucial conversations at all levels within an organization


How do I demonstrate value of APRNs/PAs and positively impact practice: An interactive outcomes-focused session?


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Transition to practice: Impact of clinical residencies and fellowships for APRNs/PAs


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2019 Advanced Practice Leadership Summit

Please use the following access link to complete the Leadership Summit evaluation and obtain the CNE certificate.

Leadership Summit

2019 Advanced Practice Leadership Summit Schedule*
*Schedule subject to change

"Evidence Based Leadership: interactive learning sessions with expert leaders in the field of advanced practice applying evidence in establishing advanced practice leadership roles, developing advanced practice leaders, and cultivating an advanced practice infrastructure within a complex health care system."

Faculty Presenters

Corinna Sicoutris, MSN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, Director of Advanced Practice, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Past Chair Advanced Practice Provider Resource Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education, Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Professor, Past President for the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Pam Jones, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical & Community Partnerships, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Rhonda D'Agostino, MSN, APRN, FCCM, Associate Director, Critical Care Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Chair Elect for Advanced Practice Nursing Committee for Society of Critical Care Medicine

Britney Broyhill, DNP, ACNP-BC, Executive Director, Advanced Practice, NP Fellowship Director, Center for Advanced Practice, Atrium Health

Susan Stempek, MMSc, PA-C, FAAPA, FCCP, Director of Advanced Practice, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Trish Anen, APP Workforce Practice Leader, SullivanCotter

Moderated by April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, Associate Nursing Officer, Advanced Practice, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Accreditation Statement

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The full 2019 Advanced Practice Leadership Summit schedule will be posted closer to the event.

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Registration is now OPEN!

Advanced Practice Leadership Summit
September 9,  2019


Need to reserve a hotel room? Use the following links to receive a discounted rate for ACNP/PA Boot Camp 2019 attendees!

Please note, room blocks fill quickly.

Holiday Inn Vanderbilt - books by August 9th

Homewood Suites by Hilton Nashville/Vanderbilt - book by August 9th 

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville - book by August 6th