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Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council

Summary Results of the 2017 Member Survey

Posted 8 months ago by Thais Forbes

The Professional Relations Committee would like to pass on some information obtained from the April 2017 Member Survey.

99 members participated in the survey.

73% of those members are actively practicing in multiple areas (e.g, primary care/family/internal medicine, geriatrics, psych, hospital, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, orthopedic, occupational health, women's health, school health and education/faculty, encocrinology, hospice/palliative care, derm, pediatric).

52% of those not actively practicing are advanced practice nursing students, 15% report being retired and the remainder are interviewing/job searching or volunteering in advanced practice roles.

The majority of those responders work in Hillsborough county, followed by Pasco, Pinelias and Hernando.

Top three responses to the question: "Most important reason to belong to TBAPNC"

1. Networking,

2. Educational opportunities,

3. Political Advocacy,

90% of respondents stated they would be willing to attend a presentation with one of our members providing the presentation with 59% saying they would be willing to self pay for dinner.  33% stated they would be willing to be a speaker.

Topics suggested for a member speaker meeting (members could choose multiple or add their own category for suggested topic):

1. Treatment plans for specific conditions (81%)

2.  Comunity resources for followup care (59%)

3.  Legislative issues (57%)

4.  Psychiatric conditions (30%)

5.  Home care/Hospice (23%)

6. 14% of respondents also provided one of the following topics (New pharmaceuticals, Genetics/Genomics, Integrative Medicine, Alzheimers, Diversity and Culture, Geropsych, and Wellness Topics for NP self care.

The committee members encourage all members to submit further topics for a meeting as well as other professional relations issues/concerns you may have.

Please speak with one of the Professional Relations Commitee Members during the networking time (6 to 6:30 p.m.) at a general membership meeting.   Bonnie Bailey, Managing Director and Chair, Eileen Alexander, Morgan Naylor and Robin Parker.

Thanks to the Prof Relations Committee for your work on this year's member survey and thank you to all who participated!



Very informative. Thank you. George

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