The Advanced Practice Consortium (APC) grew out of Listening Sessions hosted by HealthPartners in 2017.
We are engaging the community using a consortium model.
The Human-Centered Design framework was used to guide innovative solutions to address the shortage of clinical placements for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and Physician Assistants (PA) students.
Minnesota Association of Health Care Preceptors (MNAHP) website was the most popular innovation created.
Who is Involved in MNAHP
APRN and PA academic programs in Minnesota
Health care organizations in Minnesota
APRN and PA students
Advanced Practice Consortium Goals
Align Advanced Practice Provider (APP) training to optimally meet state workforce needs.
Ensure practice ready clinicians in MN.
Support and prepare preceptors.
Make the role of preceptor valuable.
Building a structure that is transparent.
Relationship building and trust.
Advanced Practice Consortium Founding Principles
'True North' Principles of mutual trust, collaborative problem solving, active listening, and shared decision making.
Ideal training models.
Successful academic-practice partnerships.
Systems to support competency.
Addressing the clinical placement challenge using the Human-Centered Design Work.
Next Steps of the APC
Three Culture of "All In" pilots where the goal is to have 20% of providers in a practice to commitment to precept Advanced Practice Provider (APP) students.
Pilot the Minnesota Association of Health Care Preceptors (MNAHP) website to support preceptors.
Goals of Piloted Projects
Ensure students are prepared for the clinical rotations.
Building a structure that is transparent and supports relationship building and trust.
Making the preceptor role so desirable there is an access of preceptors.
Support students and preceptors.
Increase membership and ongoing development of resources available through MNAHP.
Ongoing collaboration through the Advanced Practice Education Consortium.
Continued involvement of preceptors, academic institutions and health care organizations.