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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 continuous 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 effective shared decision making.

Services Our Office Provides

  • 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 advanced practice councils, committees and boards
  • Transition to practice guidelines for achieving role quality and competency in practice
  • Support for APRNs, PAs, Physician and Nursing Leaders