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Advanced Practice

Advanced Practice Providers Connecting Care and Compassion

Celebrate APP Week Sept. 25-29

Advanced practice providers (APPs) are an important group of providers who elevate the fields of medicine and nursing to ensure our patients and communities receive safe, high-quality, evidence-based care. APP roles  include:

  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetists
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Certified anesthesiologist assistants

APPs are certified and licensed to do the following in management of the whole individual:

  • Assess
  • Diagnose
  • Treat
  • Manage illnesses
  • Prescribe medications
  • Perform clinical procedures
  • Conduct clinical research

Advanced Practice at National Jewish Hospital

There are over 50 APPs in diverse clinical and research roles across National Jewish Health departments, divisions and programs.

APPs comprise approximately 30% of the medical staff clinical providers, providing excellent care and continuity for patients and families. APPs are integral members of our expert care teams across the organization.