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Please Welcome New APRNs and PAs!

Meredith Booten, NP: CVICU

Jeri Braunlin, CNS: Neurology

Kaitlyn Brown, NP: Urology

Carey Clifton, NP: VICC

Richard Doehring, CRNA: Anesthesiology

Jared Geesaman, NP: Medicine

Morgane Giesecke, NP: VHVI

Heather Golinko, PA: Pediatric Cardiology

Lauren Mull, NP: NICU

Ashley Schmidt, NP: Advanced Practice Clinics

Achieve the Remarkable

Office of Advanced Practice
1161 21st Avenue South
MCN D-2106
Nashville, TN 37232-2447
Main Phone: 615/322-8917
Main fax: 615/322-3490

FREE Contact Hours CNE or CME -- Fulfill State Licensure Requirements!

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All TN APRNs and PAs are invited to test an exciting, innovative mobile CE opportunity aimed at standardizing opioid education across disciplines: ROUTE + ONE. This FREE CE program takes less than five minutes a day to complete and is delivered on your computer or mobile device. CME/CNE is provided through Vanderbilt University. Throughout, you will have the opportunity to provide feedback on everything from content to the enrollment process; ensuring you have a seamless and meaningful experience. ROUTE + ONE is provided by ONE Tennessee, a non-profit healthcare collaborative whose aim is to save lives, prevent addiction and promote wellness for Tennesseans. This program is currently funded by a federal grant through the Tennessee Department of Health and supported by Tennessee Medical Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, Tennessee Hospital Association and Tennessee Pharmacists Association. Enrollment for the Beta test runs through April 28th.

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Office of Advanced Practice Resources:

  • Credentialing and privileging support
  • Professional practice evaluation and advancement
  • Professional education and development
  • Quality development and assurance
  • Licensure, certification and regulatory guidance
  • Recruitment framework and assistance
  • Interprofessional initiatives
  • Business case development for practice
  • Staffing models and ratio guidelines
  • Compensation structure, benefits and professional support
  • Shared governance model for entity specific and enterprise wide APRN councils, committees and boards
  • Transition to practice guidelines for achieving role quality and competency in practice
  • Support for APRNs, PAs, Physician and Nursing Leaders

Advanced Practice Timeline

Below is the 2015-2016 comparative timeline of Advanced Practice nationally and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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  • 4/2/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Ethics Grand Rounds
  • 4/4/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Advanced Practice Standards Committee
  • 4/9/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Advanced Practice Professional Development/Grand Rounds Committee
  • 4/10/2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    2019 Neonatal Care Update
  • 4/10/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Biomedical Informatics Grand Round
  • 4/16/2019
    8:00 am - 1:20 pm
    GetPreCise 2019 Workshop
  • 4/16/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Advanced Practice Grand Rounds
  • 4/17/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Advanced Practice Council
  • 4/25/2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Advanced Practice Leadership Board