Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide by Carolyn BuppertNurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide by Carolyn Buppert

Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide

byCarolyn Buppert

Hardcover | March 20, 2017

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Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners. Completely updated and revised, it includes a new chapter on answering frequently asked questions from NPs. In addition, it provides the latest state-by-state laws, including regulatory developments and prosecutions of nurse practitioners, and new case analyses and lessons learned from those cases.The Sixth Edition also offers new discussions of NP competencies, how the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree relates to NPs, the differences in primary care and acute care NPs, definitions of medical bio-ethics terminology, additional malpractice cases and the lessons to learn from them, emerging issues in health policy, guidelines around prescribing opioids and controlled drugs, clinical performance measures, electronic health records, and new opportunities for NPs under the Affordable Care Act.
Carolyn Buppert, MSN, JD, ANP, is uniquely qualified to provide expert, practical business and legal guidance to NP, prospective NPs, and those who employ them. She currently maintains a legal practice specializing in legal and business issues in primary care. She is president of Better Life in Health Care Systems, which contracts wi...
Title:Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal GuideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 20, 2017Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284117162

ISBN - 13:9781284117165

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is a Nurse Practitioner?Chapter 2: Legal Scope of Nurse Practitioner PracticeChapter 3: State Regulation of Nurse Practitioner PracticeChapter 4: Federal Regulation of the Nurse Practitioner ProfessionChapter 5: PrescribingChapter 6: Hospital PrivilegesChapter 7: Negligence and MalpracticeChapter 8: Risk ManagementChapter 9: Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner ServicesChapter 10: The Employed Nurse PractitionerChapter 11: Practice Ownership: Legal and Business Considerations for the Nurse Practitioner OwnerChapter 12: Lawmaking and Health PolicyChapter 13: Promoting the Profession to the PublicChapter 14: Standards of Care for Nurse Practitioner PracticeChapter 15: Measuring Nurse Practitioner PerformanceChapter 16: Resolving Ethical DilemmasChapter 17: Strategies For Nurse PractitionersChapter 18: Frequently Asked Questions From NPs, Answered