PNAP provides guidance to any person who refers a nurse in regard to: confronting the nurse, mandatory reporting requirements, involvement with loss prevention and/or the criminal justice system, and assistance in obtaining treatment.
PNAP staff conducts a phone interview and needs assessment and makes arrangements for the licensee to obtain appropriate treatment.
PNAP implements a monitoring contract that assures coordination with licensees treatment provider, physician, and employer.
PNAP staff provides sworn testimony and documentation to the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing at disciplinary and reinstatement hearings.
PNAP can provide referrals to attorneys who specialize in representing nurses with criminal charges of convictions.
EDUCATION and TRAINING
PNAP coordinates attendance at educational trainings and engages in ongoing training to assure staff competency in order to establish PNAP as a recognized, credible, and professional organization that appropriately represents the nursing community and its interests.
PNAP provides ongoing training to employers and nursing schools in the state of Pennsylvania and upon request to increase awareness of impairment issues within the nursing community. Please contact PNAP if you are interested in a presentation. We offer presentation free of charge and we are an approved CE provider for the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing.