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  1. Rakow, Cara MSN, CPNP
  2. White, Eliza DNP, CRNP
  3. Hobbie, Wendy MSN, CRNP, FAAN
  4. Roberts, Kathryn E. MSN, RN, CENP, CCNS, CCRN-K, FCCM


The creation of professional advancement programs is an important goal to support development of nurses and other team members. Maintaining consistency among programs within one institution poses a challenge. The development of an overarching framework has provided this structure. Our framework is composed of core components, key elements, and best practices that can be applied to ensure consistency among all programs. This framework can be applied to existing programs or guide new eight programs.