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Member Profile: James Sims, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC
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Getting to Know Our NPO Members

Who are you?

  • James Sims DNP APRN ANP-BC

Where did you receive your education?

  • MSN from Saint Louis University, DNP from University of Portland

What type of NP are you and where and what do you practice?

  • Adult Nurse Practice, Primary Care provider for older adult population based at Senior Health and Wellness (a division of PeaceHealth Medical Group) based in Eugene, OR

How long have you been a member of NPO, what roles have you had?

  • Six years, started out as chair of Professional Standards committee, then served as Chair Elect and now serve as Chair. When term at Chair ends, will assume role as Region 4 representative when Kat Chinn assumes role as Chair.

What is one thing you’d be willing to share that others may not know?

  • Breaking my hip two years ago was a life changing event for me. I am now healthier, in better shape than I was before the accident and now I am totally addicted to working out and weight lifting.

Why are you a NPO member?

  • I believe in the importance of a professional organization supporting the members of a professional community and it is important to function as a part of that community.

Why should others join NPO?

  • If an individual believes in their professional life, then they should be willing to support and participate in groups that support that life.
Calendar

1/20/2018
NPO Quarterly Meeting

1/24/2018
IPBO Workshop: Coding and Billing for Independent Providers

4/14/2018
NPO Quarterly Meeting

5/19/2018
8th Annual NPO Pharmacology Conference

7/14/2018
NPO Quarterly Meeting


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