Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide / Edition 1

Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide / Edition 1

by Carolyn Buppert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834211858

ISBN-13: 9780834211858

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Written by a nurse practitioner who is also a practicing attorney, Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Second Edition provides the unique point of view of an author who knows what legal and business problems arise on a daily basis.

Nurse practitioners who read this book will have a solid foundation of knowledge with which they may continue their

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Overview

Written by a nurse practitioner who is also a practicing attorney, Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Second Edition provides the unique point of view of an author who knows what legal and business problems arise on a daily basis.

Nurse practitioners who read this book will have a solid foundation of knowledge with which they may continue their practice confidently and effectively, whether it be in developing an employment relationship, undertaking a business venture, giving testimony before the state legislature, composing a letter to an insurance company about an unpaid bill, teaching at a school of nursing, or serving as president of a state or national organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834211858
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 10.26(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1What is a Nurse Practitioner?1
Ch. 2Legal Scope of Nurse Practitioner Practice37
Ch. 3State Regulation of Nurse Practitioner Practice111
Ch. 4Federal Regulation of the Nurse Practitioner Profession135
Ch. 5Prescribing183
Ch. 6Hospital Privileges227
Ch. 7Negligence and Malpractice235
Ch. 8Risk Management249
Ch. 9Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services269
Ch. 10The Employed Nurse Practitioner289
Ch. 11Practice Ownership: Legal Business Considerations for the Nurse Practitioner Owner321
Ch. 12Lawmaking and Health Policy399
Ch. 13Promoting the Profession to the Public417
Ch. 14Standards of Care for Nurse Practitioner Practice437
Ch. 15Measuring Nurse Practitioner Performance449
Ch. 16Resolving Ethical Dilemmas459
Ch. 17Strategies for NPs469
Index479

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