Founder and president, Professional Assistance Program
of New Jersey
The nurse could regain her license if she enrolled in and completed the Tennessee Professional Assistance Program
, which was designed to rehabilitate medical professionals who suffer from addiction.
Effective July 1, 2017, the Montana Professional Assistance Program
"I am of the belief that no one piece of treatment decides totally what the outcome is," Louis Baxter, executive medical director of the Professional Assistance Program
of New Jersey, said.
Change the name of the program from Impaired Professionals Procedure to "Professional Assistance Program
Some states have centralized assistance programs that serve multiple disciplines and are affiliated with a centralized licensing board;in other states, each discipline has a stand-alone professional assistance program
that has its own nonprofit identity.
They draw heavily on PAR programs for New York City (The Peer Intervention Program), Poway, California (Poway Unified School District's Professional Assistance Program
), and Toledo, Ohio (The Toledo Plan) and intermittently mention other established programs in Cincinnati, Columbus, Rochester, and Minneapolis.
Kraus was joined by outgoing ASAM president Baxter (executive medical director of the Professional Assistance Program
of New Jersey) and other panelists at an April 16 conference plenary session on policy issues.
There was no Tennessee Professional Assistance Program
(TnPAP) to advocate for impaired nurses.
The Tennessee Professional Assistance Program
(TnPAP) is an alternative to discipline program designed to assist in the rehabilitation of nurses, and other health care professionals, who are in violation of their Practice Act due to the disease of addiction and related psychological disorders.
The Foundation firmly supports the work of the Tennessee Professional Assistance Program
(TnPAP) in its work with impaired nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Mike Hardreader, Executive Director of the Tennessee Nurses Professional Assistance Program
(TnPAP) gave a report on TnPAP activities, followed by Carole Myers, Chair of the Tennessee Nurses Professional Assistance Program
(TnPAP) gave a report on TnPAP activities, followed by Carole Myers, Chair of the Tennessee Nurses Political Action Committee (TN-PAC), who gave a report on the PAC.