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.

Chapter 1: What Is a Nurse Practitioner? Chapter 2: Legal Scope of Nurse Practitioner Practice Chapter 3: State Regulation of Nurse Practitioner Practice Chapter 4: Federal Regulation of the Nurse Practitioner Profession Chapter 5: Prescribing Chapter 6: Hospital Privileges Chapter 7: Negligence and Malpractice Chapter 8: Risk Management Chapter 9: Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services Chapter 10: The Employed Nurse Practitioner Chapter 11: Practice Ownership: Legal and Business Considerations for the Nurse Practitioner Owner Chapter 12: Lawmaking and Health Policy Chapter 13: Promoting the Profession to the Public Chapter 14: Standards of Care for Nurse Practitioner Practice Chapter 15: Measuring Nurse Practitioner Performance Chapter 16: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Chapter 17: Strategies For Nurse Practitioners Chapter 18: Frequently Asked Questions From NPs, Answered

(9781284117165)

SKU 9781284117165
Author Name Carolyn Buppert
Publisher Jones & Bartlett
Imprint Jones & Bartlett

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