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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) are known as Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), who provide comprehensive health care throughout all of Lurie Children's locations by:
Managing medical and psychiatric care for children
Advocating for children and their families
Providing family-centered and culturally respectful care
Coordinating care between subspecialties
Participating in national organizations with leadership representation
Offering advanced educational expertise to nursing staff
Designing, implementing and interpreting research
We have nearly 300 APPs represented in all specialty areas at Lurie Children's, providing comprehensive evidenced-based care to patients and families. Several special areas have independent APRN clinics for enhanced access to care.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants provide comprehensive health care throughout Lurie Children's advocating for children and their families by providing family centered and culturally respectful care. APPs support professional development by functioning as mentors and educators of nurses and health care professionals conducting research, and serving as leaders in the clinical setting and the health care community. As dynamic members of the clinical team, the APPs champion evidenced-based practice and foster collaboration among the team members to enhance the quality and safety of patient care.