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Starting Your Practice

A Survival Guide for Nurse Practitioners

This unique resource is an ideal career-planning guide for advanced practice students, recent graduates, and practicing nurse practitioners who want to expand their careers. It's filled with helpful guidelines and proven strategies for success in every aspect of NP practice, including certification and licensure, finding and negotiating a practice opportunity, and developing community and professional partnerships.

Paperback, 624 Pages

Published: October 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02488-4


  • Unit 1: Finding the Job You Want
    1. Starting Out
    2. Marketing Yourself
    3. Corresponding with Potential Employers
    4. Interview Process
    Unit 2: The Tools You’ll Need to Get Started
    5. Practice Credentials
    6. Negotiating Contracts
    7. Entrepreneurship
    8. Starting Your Practice
    9. Coding and Billing
    Unit 3: The Tools You’ll Need to Practice
    10. Documentation
    11. Patient Education
    12. Tracking Systems
    13. Outcomes
    14. Using Technology to Enhance Practice
    Unit 4: Your Place in the Community
    15. Community Involvement
    16. Professional Involvement
    17. Professional Collaboration
    18. Professional Responsibilities and Leadership


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