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About Us

Vanderbilt Advanced Practice Vision

To be the national leader in advanced practice, education and research, in advanced practice roles and specialties and across the continuum. 

Vanderbilt Advanced Practice Values

  • We value patient safety and quality.
  • We value strong, interprofessional and multidisciplinary collaboration and communication. 
  • We value a contiuous learning environment.
  • We value full scope of advanced practice education and practice.
  • We value legal, ethical and professional integrity.
  • We value scientific inquiry and translation of research into practice.
  • We value innovative, diverse and visionary advanced practice leadership.
  • We value improving the health of the community through outreach and wellness initiatives.
  • We value patient and family centered care.
  • We value effecctive shared decision making.

Services Our Office Provides

  • Credentialing and privileging support
  • Professional Practice Evaluation and advancement
  • Professional education and development
  • Transition to practice programs
  • Quality development and assurance
  • Licensure, certification and regulatory guidance
  • Recruitment framework and assistance
  • Interprofessional initiatives
  • Business case development for practice
  • Staffing model and ratio guidelines
  • Consistency in compensation, benefits and professional support
  • Virtual advanced practice centerwith resources for APRNs, APRN leaders, and physicians
  • Shared governance model for entity specific and enterprise wide APRN councils, committees and boards