Starting Your Practice

1st Edition

A Survival Guide for Nurse Practitioners

Author:

  • Print ISBN 9780323024884

Key Features

  • Guidelines for completing the necessary requirements for certification and licensure
  • Tips for finding and negotiating a practice opportunity
  • Strategies for using available technology and tools, such as the internet and PDAs, to create a successful clinical practice environment
  • Ideas for developing a community partnership by creating successful professional and clinical contacts in the community
  • Practical advice on how best to market oneself and interview with potential employers
  • Key information on establishing systems in practice, using tools to enhance clinical judgment, and other important responsibilities related to clinical practice
  • A wealth of real-world examples, including resumes, collaborative agreements, contracts, business plans, billing and coding, and productivity flowcharts, provide essential resources for a successful practice

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323024884

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