LVN to RN.net recently announced their Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012. Included on the list was Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Carolyn Buppert.
Check out their review:
"Specifically for nurse practitioners, this in-depth book focuses on the legal and business issues that nurse practitioners face on a daily basis. It also provides coverage by state of nurse practitioner’s scope of practice and state regulations. This is an excellent resource for nurse practitioners looking to break out on their own."
Designed to help nurses stay current on new research, modalities, teaching methods, and trends, the 2012 list represents the best resources for nurses and nursing students according to LVN to RN.net independent research.
About the book:
Completely updated and revised with crucial state-by-state appendices, Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition offers expert insights on prescribing, hospital privileges, negligence and malpractice, risk management, health policy, ethics, and measuring NP performance. Further, it addresses important issues such as:
- Developing an employment relationship
- Undertaking a business venture
- Giving testimony before the state legislature
- Composing a letter to an insurance company about an unpaid bill
- Teaching at a school of nursing
- Serving as president of a state or national organization