Lisa Pierce, DNP, APRN, CPNP-C
Vice President, Advanced Practice
Lisa Pierce is the Vice President of Advanced Practice at OSF HealthCare in Peoria, Illinois. Lisa graduated from Rush University in Chicago, IL with a Masters in Acute and Chronic Care Pediatrics in 2009, and earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Systems Leadership from Rush in 2016. She has worked her NP career at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois in critical care and transitional care. In 2016, she created the first APP fellowship at OSF HealthCare, which has been accredited with distinction by the ANCC's Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs in 2017 and 2021.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Lightning Talk Description: A large, system-based, accredited transition-to-practice program for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Physician Assistants (Pas), known as the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) fellowship, expanded the program into the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of the Children’s Hospital in late 2022. The APP Fellowship program leaders and faculty team were able to leverage the new APP fellowship specialty track in PICU, initially with a single APP fellow, to engage the medical fellows in collaborative learning. Historically, simulations, both traditional…
Deploying an APP Preceptor Development Program: Preparing Preceptors for Collaborative Practice and Evaluation to Support New Graduate Apps
Seminar Description: One post graduate transition-to-practice program for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Physician Assistants (PAs), also known as Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellowship, onboards and supports new APPs across seven specialties throughout a large health system. In 2020, the program was awarded partial funding through a HRSA federal grant to improve the educational training of novice APRNs in rural and undeserved medicine. During that time, the APP Fellowship faculty recognized a high need to prepare experienced APPs to support, educate, and evaluate…
Seminar Description: Escape rooms have become a popular activity in recent years, and, not surprisingly, educators have looked to leverage these activities as a way to engage active learning in curriculum. These escape rooms, often known as breakout boxes, are a series of puzzles or clues that must be solved, often by teams, to unlock a box or a room. An advanced practice provider (APP) transition-to-practice program for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs), known as an APP fellowship, implemented this innovative curriculum into a variety of programs,…
In the NCICLE Pathways to Excellence, the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE) notes optimal clinical learning environments (CLEs) are ones that support high-performance teaming. Yet there are many ways in which CLEs operationalize their approach to teaming. This session will preview several successful approaches identified through the recent NCICLE Teaming Resources Challenge.