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How to Run Your Nurse Practitioner Business

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How to Run Your Nurse Practitioner Business

SKU# 9780826117625

A Guide for Success

Author: Sheila Grossman Ph.D., Martha Burke O'Brien MS, ANP-BC


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This is a wonderful resource for current and future nurse practitioners. The information is valuable and timely. This is an essential addition to resource libraries for nurse practitioners.Score: 100, 5 stars


This book serves as an authoritative reference designed for nurse practitioners (NPs), masters and doctoral level students, and administrators interested in developing and managing high-quality, cost-effective, and patient-accessible healthcare in NP settings. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Essentials are described in detail, and implications of the practice doctorate are integrated into this comprehensive text designed assist the reader in learning the principles of business management.

The authors delineate the scope and role of the NP, the changing vision of healthcare delivery and its impact on NPs, and an analysis of the impact of statutes and legislation on NP-run practices. The book also provides a review of entrepreneurial models of NP delivery settings.

Key features:

  • Provides templates of policies, procedures, and documents that readers can adapt for their own settings regarding referral, release of healthcare information, and mission statements
  • Discusses all aspects of running a clinic, such as on-call scheduling, job descriptions, staff evaluation, managing patient records, collaborative practice agreements, business plans, and sample budgets
  • Offers important information about patient safety, evidence-based practice, working with business consultants to develop a practice, financial management of a practice, explanations of the roles of the director/owner and other providers

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 17, 2010
  • Page Count 328
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826117625
  • EISBN 9780826117632

Table of Contents 

Section I: Regulatory Implications for Nurse Practitioner Practice
Chapter 1 Scope and Role of the Nurse Practitioner
Chapter 2 Changing Vision of Health Care Delivery: Implications for Nurse Practitioners
Chapter 3 Analysis of Statute and Legislation: Impact on NP Run Practices
Section II: Essentials of Developing & Managing Nurse Practitioner Practice
Chapter 4 Development of A Nurse Practitioner Run Clinic: Patient Safety and Evidence Based Practice
Chapter 5 Managing A Revenue Generating Practice
Chapter 6 Role of the Director of the Nurse Practitioner Staffed Clinic
Chapter 7 Role of Nurse Practitioner Providers, Ancillary Workers, Other Interdisciplinary Practitioners, and MD Collaborator
Chapter 8 Entrepreneurial Models of Facilitating Best Practice in Selected Settings: College Health, Detention Centers, Home Care, and Private Practice
Chapter 9 Conclusions
Section III: Templates, Documents, Plans, Forms, Job Descriptions for Use in Nurse Practitioner Practice