Role Development. Director of Acute Care Advanced Practice Providers (DACAPP ) Vagn Petersen, MS, ACNP-BC Interim Lead NP Surgical Services – SFGH & Trauma Center Asst. Clinical Professor – UCSF Grad. School of Physiological Nursing. DACAPP – Role Development. Let us discuss….
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Director of Acute Care Advanced Practice Providers (DACAPP)
Vagn Petersen, MS, ACNP-BC
Interim Lead NP Surgical Services – SFGH & Trauma Center
Asst. Clinical Professor – UCSF Grad. School of Physiological Nursing
- Where we are starting from as APPs
- Brief history on the development group in Surgery
- What we have come up with = Director vs Chief
- Where we are going
ideas, thoughts, questions
14 NPs Trauma/GS & NSU Taskforce developed
Met weekly with project goals over 6 weeks until completed
The purpose of this role is to provide oversight, leadership, education, professionalism and regulatory compliance for the acute care advanced practice providers (APPs) at SFGH. The DACAPP will engage & support the service excellence & high clinical quality of the APPs. This position will provide structure to the APP groups at SFGH by integrating administrative, medical, ancillary services as they relate to the clinical responsibilities of the APPs.
Developed based on the Major Responsibilities listed
Establishing a Director (Chief) of Advanced Practice Acute Care Providers is a visionary step in moving the APP role forward at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH).
By providing structure and leadership embodied in the DACAPP, the potential for alignment of APP practice with the goals and mission of SFGH is greatly enhanced. Dedicated organizational support and recognition of the APP role provides a mechanism to build on the nationally recognized trauma, surgical specialties, medicine, women & children’s programs at SFGH to develop new strategic initiatives that promote high quality, cost-effective patient care.