The APN council provides clinical leadership and practice guidance through
education, research, collaborative practice, consultation, and peer review.
This Council promotes an opportunity for growth of a diverse group of
nurse clinicians functioning in various advanced practice roles; through
identification of areas for improvement and their resolutions. The APNC
provides clinical advisory guidance to improve the quality of care integrating
the scope of practice and standards of care within specialty clinical
practice areas. The advance practice nurses play a pivotal role in healthcare
delivery at JCMC. Their role includes a blend of clinical expertise in
managing health conditions with and added emphasis on disease and health
management, bringing a holistic and comprehensive perspective to patient
care. Advance practice nurses are employed in a variety of setting and
specialties that span the continuum including the emergency department,
department of medicine, oncology infusion center, Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardio
Thoracic Surgery, Orthopedic Institutes , Palliative Care, Center for
Comprehensive Care, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, and Labor and delivery.
- Establish and solidify a shared governance structure for APNs.
- Establish a Peer Review process that is evidence based and incorporates
the ANA peer review and Magnet standards.
- Engage with all APNs hospital wide for National NP week and set up information
sessions and activities.