Did you know that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the first nurse practitioner (NP) program? Or that today there are more than 200,000 licensed NPs in the United States? With so much to celebrate, join us in recognizing the importance of National Nurse Practitioner Week to raise awareness for all those who deliver patient-centered, accessible, and high-quality health care to millions nationwide.
It's a great time to be a nurse practitioner (NP). According to recent data from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the number of NPs has nearly doubled over the past ten years, "rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of December 31, 2014."
Praise is already coming in for the recently published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition by Carolyn Buppert. Doody's Review Service just awarded it 5 stars and a perfect score of 100. According to reviewer, Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, it is "an invaluable book for nurse practitioners."
We just aced our review from Doody’s Review Service for Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fifth Edition by Sally K. Miller. Doody’s gave it an A+ score of 100 and 5 stars. According to reviewer Kathleen M. Woodruff, RN, MS, CRNP, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing,
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.