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ISAPN. ILLINOIS SOCIETY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING. THE organization for APN’s in Illinois. Why do we need to reach out to students?.

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Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

ISAPN

ILLINOIS SOCIETY FOR

ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING

THEorganization for APN’s in Illinois


Why do we need to reach out to students

Why do we need to reach out to students?

1. We can introduce the only organization in Illinois that will help to mentor a student in the transition from a Registered Nurse to an Advance Practice Nurse.

2. To invite them to join and participate in the organization that professional APN’s make a point of not only belonging to, but are actively involved in.


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

ISAPN represents

all four APN categories

Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)American Nurses Association (ANA) defines APN as

a registered nurse with masters or doctoral preparation

that manifests a high level of expertise in the assessment,

diagnosis, and treatment of actual or potential health problems. Currently,

the state of Illinois recognizes four advanced practice nursing categories:

Certified Nurse

Practitioner (CNP)

Certified Registered

Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Certified Clinical Nurse

Specialist (CNS)

Certified Nurse

Midwife (CNM)


Isapn will provide you with many a p e a r l

PRACTICE

EDUCATION

AWARENESS

RESEARCH

LEGISLATION

ISAPN will provide you with many a P.E.A.R.L.


Practice

PRACTICE

  • Promote and encourage evidence based practice and discuss the following opportunities:

    * Region meetings

    * Midwest Conference

    * Partnering with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners to provide CEUs


Educate

Educate

Develop, participate, and sponsor continuing education opportunities for APNs.

~ Moon Pies, French Fries and Thunder thighs presented by Barb Bancroft in 2011 – Interpretation of the 12 lead EKG ~ How to actively engage your patients in Smoking Cessation

Offers APNs opportunities to present information to their peers at region meetings, Boot camp, and the Midwest Conference


Awareness

Awareness

Increase public awareness of APN profession and utilization of APNs in Healthcare

APNs are worth a mint to healthcare in Illinois


Research

Research

Encourage and promote excellence in APN practice through research and publication

  • Opportunities to give input into research being done by our members

    e.g. Job Satisfaction amongst NPs

    APN awareness of sleep apnea


Legislation

Legislation

Initiate, facilitate, support and protect the role of the APN through legislation and regulation.

Helps APNs to understand how legislation and regulation affect practice.


Isapn is a statewide organization with membership divided by regions

ISAPN is a statewide organization with membership divided by regions.


To view upcoming region meetings go to www isapn org and click on calendar

To view upcoming Region Meetings,go to www.isapn.org, and click onCalendar.

Region Meetings


Isapn has a very informative website for members

ISAPN has a very informative website for members:

www.isapn.org


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

The website provides you with a wealth of information about APN practice.

One of the outstanding PEARLs is PIRT = Practice Information Response Team.


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

  • Question: I am an APN, ACNP and work in a Cardiology Practice. Three Cardiologists have delegated me prescriptive authority. One of the Cardiologists will be leaving the group and moving out of State. Is there a form I send to the State of IL?

  • Answer: Yes, there is a form that will need to be submitted to: Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

    ATTN: Division of Professional Regulation 320 West Washington, 3rd Floor Springfield, Illinois 62786

    The form is titled the “Notice of Termination of Delegated Prescriptive Authority for Controlled Substances.” The form can be downloaded from the www.idfpr.com website. The form must be signed by the collaborating physician that will be terminating the agreement.Submitted by Cristin Rassi APN, CNS. On behalf of the PIRT committee

PIRT Question of the Month:

P.I.R.T.

Answers your practice questions.


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

ISAPN is THE ONLY organization in Illinois that monitors actions of the legislature that can affect your practice.

Legislative Advocacy and Political Influence

Professional APNs are aware of the potential threats to our practice act and are proactive by being a part of the only organization that has a full time lobbyist that works to further the impact of APNs in Illinois and helps to eliminate barriers to practice.


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

Educational Opportunities

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

  • Keep membership apprised of legislation affecting practice

  • Educate/mentor members to be involved in legislation

  • Raise funds for PAC= Political Action Committee

  • Networking with other agencies to further the practice of APNs/remove barriers to practice

Government Relations


Isapn boot camp

ISAPN BOOT CAMP

ISAPN

ISAPN Boot camp

  • A day long series of presentations geared towards:

    • APN students

    • APN new grads

    • APNnovice

  • Transition Tips from RN to APN

  • Interviewing Skills

  • Contract Formation and Negotiation

  • Reimbursement Issues

  • Malpractice Issues

  • Opportunities for Networking

  • The Nurse Practice Act


Upcoming boot camp dates

UPCOMING BOOT CAMP DATES

Friday & Saturday, April 20 & 21, 2012 – Arlington Heights – Northwest Community Hospital

Pharmacology April 20th with Margaret Fitzgerald & Boot Camp 4/21:

Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30, 2012 - Carle Forum, Urbana

Pharmacology 6/29 & Boot Camp 6/30:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 25, 26, & 27, 2012 – Lombard (Midwest Conference)

Dates for Boot Camp TBD, Pharmacology 10/26:


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

What topics are covered?Transitioning from RN to APN - learn about the challenges of being a new APN, common misunderstandings about APNs and the "Queen Bee Syndrome".  Also, learn a few strategies to make the transition easier.Interviewing Skills - know what to expect when interviewing for an APN position, some typical questions and 6 common mistakes to avoid.  Be prepared and know what you want before the interview.Contract Formation and Negotiation - uncover 4 common myths about negotiation and how to respond to tactics like "good guy/bad guy".  Know what preparation is needed to negotiate your best deal and what's in a good contact, especially for APNs.Malpractice Issues - Learn about "proving the standard of care" in malpractice cases, compensable damages, policies to avoid the charge of "failure to communicate findings" and when negligent referral is applicable.Reimbursement 101 - Know why APNs must be personally involved with their reimbursement policies, the need for equitable reimbursement policies and how to address them.  Learn a few differences between Medicaid, Medicare and commercial insurances with APN reimbursement - and why you should bill under your own license/number!The Nurse Practice Act - Do you have a 2-minute explanation of what an APN does?  Get one here!  Also learn what the Nurse Practice Act says about scope of practice and step-by-step discussion of licensure requirements.

What topics are covered?Transitioning from RN to APN - learn about the challenges of being a new APN, common misunderstandings about APNs and the "Queen Bee Syndrome".  Also, learn a few strategies to make the transition easier.Interviewing Skills - know what to expect when interviewing for an APN position, some typical questions and 6 common mistakes to avoid.  Be prepared and know what you want before the interview.Contract Formation and Negotiation - uncover 4 common myths about negotiation and how to respond to tactics like "good guy/bad guy".  Know what preparation is needed to negotiate your best deal and what's in a good contact, especially for APNs..


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

Covered Topics ContinuedMalpractice Issues - Learn about "proving the standard of care" in malpractice cases, compensable damages, policies to avoid the charge of "failure to communicate findings" and when negligent referral is applicable.Reimbursement 101 - Know why APNs must be personally involved with their reimbursement policies, the need for equitable reimbursement policies and how to address them.  Learn a few differences between Medicaid, Medicare and commercial insurances with APN reimbursement - and why you should bill under your own license/number!The Nurse Practice Act - Do you have a 2-minute explanation of what an APN does?  Get one here!  Also learn what the Nurse Practice Act says about scope of practice and step-by-step discussion of licensure requirements.


Illinois society for advanced practice nursing

ISAPN Structure

Executive committee:

President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and the Executive Director and/or designees.

Additionally there are elected members from each branch of the APN role: CNM representative, CNS representative, CRNA representative, and CNP representative. Each of these groups of APNs has unique issues and needs and ISAPN listens and acts on those needs.

There are several committee chairs: Government Relations, Membership, Marketing, Program and Reimbursement. These committees have members that facilitate the goals of ISAPN.

Region Chairs: Facilitate the goals of ISAPN in

each of the regions

ALL ISAPN Board members are volunteers. The only paid positions are those ISAPN hires through a company called Consulting4Biz


Regions

Regions

Are there opportunities to get involved in my Region?

How do I contact the Region Chair?

How do I know what region I am in?

Can I go to meetings in other regions?


Isapn

http://www.isapn.org

www.facebook.com / ISAPN

ISAPN

ISAPN


Isapn is the organization for professional apns

ISAPN is the organization for PROFESSIONAL APNS.

NO other organization provides you with PEARL.

You will find opportunities with many other professional organizations for education, mentoring, collegiality, etc.BUT no other organization assures that your license is protected in the state of Illinois.

ISAPN is the voice of APNs in Illinois!!


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