About Julie Tsirambidis, CNP, MSN

Julie Tsirambidis is the director of the Advanced Practice Center at Akron Children's Hospital. Her interests include hospital medicine, general pediatrics and adolescent health.

APP September Update: Annual Pharmacology, APRN Law Conference

This month, we are excited to highlight the great work of our APP Conference Series. Annually we offer a fall pharmacology and APRN law update as required by the Ohio boards of medicine and nursing for licensure, as well as a spring pediatric clinical update. On Friday, Oct. 6, we will host our 7th Annual […]

APP April Update: New APP educator, boot camp

Hello and welcome to spring! The APP Center is hard at work for your APRN and PA practice needs. We recently sent out a TALEO module on the new licensing process in Ohio and advances that HB 216 brought to our state. Please ensure this is completed by the deadline. Laura Abels is new APP […]

APP February Update: Call for Poster Presentations

On May 10, 2017, the APP Center will host APRN/PA Pediatric Updates for Clinical Practice. Because this year’s focus will be research initiated by an APP, the planning committee is showcasing poster presentations with an APP as either the principle investigator or co-principle investigator. Guidelines for submission Submitted posters should reflect a current advanced practice […]

APP January Update: Redesigned Onboarding Process

With a new year often comes fresh ideas! And that is what the APP Center set out to do in regard to our newly employed advanced practice providers at Akron Children’s Hospital. The APP Center hired an APP Educator, Laura Abels, CNS, who will join our team in February to help drive and guide our […]

APP December Update: Professional Practice Model launched in 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, we’re excited to have launched a professional development model for our advanced practice providers. In 2012, we began working on the development of a best practice model for a national template, in collaboration with 17 other participating hospitals. The Professional Advancement Model (PAM) for Advanced Practice Providers (APP) at […]

APP June Update: Introducing the APP Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice

We are pleased to recognize one of our advanced practice providers with the Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice. The award was created in part to recognize an APP practitioner who demonstrates outstanding clinical practice, provides ongoing education, embodies leadership characteristics, contributes to the growth of the APRN or PA profession, and is an advocate for their colleagues, patients and families.

APP March Update: Contractual agreements for APPs go into effect this spring

Julie Tsirambidis, Director of Advanced Practice, explains the contract process undertaken for all advanced practice providers in conjunction with Human Resources.

APP January Update: The APP Professional Advancement Model launches this fall

We are pleased to announce 2016 is the year we will launch the APP Professional Advancement Model (PAM) for all APRNs and PAs to support your professional growth here at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Advanced Practice Professional Advancement Model (APP Care Ladder)

The Advanced Practice Professional Advancement Model is designed to recognize and reward advanced practice registered nurses (including CRNA, CNP and CNS) and physician assistants who demonstrate expertise in their areas of practice. To advance through the model, advanced practice providers create a portfolio of accomplishments highlighting their professional practice and demonstrating the variables delineated in […]

APP November Update: Nurse Practitioner Week celebration

Earlier this month, the nation celebrated National Nurse Practitioner Week 2015! We want to take a moment and thank all of our Nurse Practitioners, or NPs, here at Akron Children’s, along with our PR group for highlighting some of their work on our social media sites.