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APP Privileging and Credentialing Councils

APP Privileging and Credentialing Councils - Departments & Programs, Programs and Initiatives, Advanced Practice Provider Resources, Professionalism

Our mission is to support collaborative, integrated and interdisciplinary models of care across UW Health. We promote and support the development of advanced practice expertise through: leadership, education, training, research, continuous quality improvement, novel practice models, evidenced based practice, and exceptional and value-based customer service.


Nurse Credentialing Council (NCC)

The Nursing Credentialing Council (NCC) is accountable for recommending nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, and clinical nurse specialists with or without prescriptive authority to the Medical Board Committee for credentialing at UWHC. NCC reviews credentials of advanced practice nurses on a regular basis and makes recommendations to the Medical Board Committee for reappointment.

Then NCC supports Magnet re-designation by ensuring the delivery of exemplary professional practice with structured collaboration between physicians and Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Nurse Anesthetists, and Clinical Nurse Specialists in a provider role.

The NCC reviews credentials of NP/CNM/CRNA/CNS at the time of hire/reappointment and make recommendations for privileging to the Medical Credentialing Council.

NCC Members:

PA Subcommittee (PASC)

The Physician Assistant Subcommittee is comprised of Physician Assistants and Physician(s) and provides feedback/recommendations to UWHC Credentials Committee. They are responsible for reviewing credentials and professional privileges for all PAs as part of initial hire, reappointment, and when additional privileges are requested. The PASC makes recommendations for professional privileging to the UWHC Credentials Committee.

PASC Members: