Business and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners

Business and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners

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qBusiness and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners fosters a relationship between health business and law. The book addresses issues from negotiating an employment contract to establishing an independently owned nurse practitioner practice. Each section, in increments, provides greater detail from a legal standpoint and describes what resources and options are available to the nurse practitioner upon graduation and beyond. Written for the student, graduate, and practicing nurse practitioner, Business and Legal Essentials outlines the necessary steps to eventual practice ownership. KEY FEATURES: * Provides an overview of advanced practice including the scope of NP practice and prescriptive authority * Covers details involved in owning a practice, including advantages and disadvantages, identifying various practice needs, and the legal issues of reimbursement and credentialing * Explains business plans in detail, including important information regarding insurance, administration, support, physical space and technology needs * Provides a range of information on alternate types of nurse practitioner businesses * Describes HIPPA and its effect on the nurse practitioner practice * Includes effective marketing strategies needed to promote a new or existing examples cited at the time of this writing may have changed, and the take home message is to know the governing scope of ... and office policies, bloodborne pathogen standards policies, hazardous materials handling policies manual, anbsp;...

Title:Business and Legal Essentials for Nurse Practitioners
Author:Sally J. Reel, Ivo Luc Abraham
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007


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