In today's healthcare environment, it's imperative for nurses to stay abreast of the latest legal issues that impact them. The just published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition by Carolyn Buppert 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.
- New discussions of NP competencies, how the DNP degree relates to NPs, the differences in primary care and acute care NPs, and definitions of medical bio-ethics terminology
- Includes additional malpractice cases and the lessons to learn from them, emerging issues in health policy, and guidelines around prescribing opioids and controlled drugs
- Examines clinical performance measures, electronic health records, and new opportunities for NPs under the Affordable Care Act
Learn more and preview a sample chapter at our website.