Published on April 12, 2021

Sanderson Completes NMMC’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship

Tanya Sanderson, AGNP-CTUPELO, Miss—Nurse practitioner Tanya Sanderson, AGNP-C, of Tupelo recently graduated from North Mississippi Medical Center’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship.

Sanderson earned an associate degree in nursing from Itawamba Community College in Fulton in 2014 and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus in 2015. She completed a master’s degree in nursing and her nurse practitioner training at the University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2018.  She worked for the NMMC Women’s Hospital for five years before completing the fellowship program.  

NMMC’s 12-month fellowship program bridges a newly licensed and certified nurse practitioner from the academic setting to the private health care delivery system. Each fellow completes a series of clinical rotations and didactic sessions to further prepare for direct patient care. Clinical rotations may include cardiovascular, diabetes, rheumatology, neurology, pain management, infectious disease, mental health and primary care. Didactic sessions include tobacco cessation, Department of Transportation physical exam, rural trauma, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, advanced diagnostics and pharmacology.

Fellows also undergo leadership and communication training that includes Crucial Conversations, Five Choices and Seven Habits of Effective Leaders. The NMMC Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship is accredited by the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium as well as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  

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