APN Council

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.

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  • 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.