Is an independent, non-profit, peer assistance, advocacy, and monitoring program for nurses and nursing students.
Provides information and guidance to any person who contacts our agency. Assists the nurse or student, family member, friend, employer, and nursing school with the procedure needed when there is a concern regarding impairment.
Instructs employers and other professionals regarding the mandatory reporting requirement to the Board of Nursing.
Completes a telephonic intake assessment with the nurse or student and makes arrangements for a professional evaluation with the appropriate treatment center or provider.
Implements a monitoring contract for nurses and students who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder or significant mental health disorder. This includes coordination with the treatment center, physicians, and employers.
Monitors the nurse’s or student’s progress with treatment and compliance with contract obligations.
Provides monitoring services to any nurse involved with the Professional Health Monitoring Program and the State Board of Nursing.
Can assist a nurse with a suspended license in the reinstatement process.
Can assist and support a nurse or student with criminal charges or convictions.
Provides professional outreach and educational trainings to employers, nursing schools and professional nursing organizations regarding the mission of PNAP.
877-298-7627 ext. 1
PNAP Mission Statement
To identify, intervene upon, advocate for, monitor, and provide support, help, and hope to the Nurse or Nursing Student experiencing Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health Disorders, and/or Physical Disorders that may affect their ability to practice.
Joann Megon, RN, BSN Executive Director
Traci Holler Operations Director
Amy Donis, Dina Huth, Teresa Moore, Liz Stout, Beth Shallenberger Case Managers
Board of Directors
Erin Darby, RN, BSN Chairman
Benjamin Diequez, RN Vice President
Jonna Hockenbrough, DNP, CRNA Secretary
Timothy Holler, RN Treasurer
Members Dr. William Lorman, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, CRNP, CNS