How to Run Your Own Nurse Practitioner Business: A Guide for Success

How to Run Your Own Nurse Practitioner Business: A Guide for Success

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How to Run Your Own Nurse Practitioner Business: A Guide for Success

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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

ISBN-13: 9780826117625
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/17/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Section I Regulatory Implications for Nurse Practitioner Practice

Chapter 1 Scope and Role of the Nurse Practitioner 3

Chapter 2 Changing Vision of Healthcare Delivery: Implications for Nurse Practitioners 25

Chapter 3 Analysis of Statutes and Legislation: Impact on Nurse Practitioner Practice 49

Section II Essentials of Developing and Managing the Nurse Practitioner Practice

Chapter 4 Development of a Nurse Practitioner Run Clinic: Variables Affecting a Nurse Practitioner's Business 77

Chapter 5 Managing a Revenue-Generating Practice 103

Chapter 6 Role of the Nurse Practitioner Director/Owner: Implications for Strategic Planning and Management 137

Chapter 7 Roles of Nurse Practitioner Providers, Other Interdisciplinary Providers, and Physician Collaborators 163

Chapter 8 Entrepreneurial Models for Facilitating Best Practice: Specific Interventions for Maximizing Outcomes 187

Chapter 9 Conclusions and Implications 213

Section III Templates, Documents, Policy, Procedures, and Plans

Administrative Policies 229

Clinical Practice Policies 279

Index 297

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