Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide

Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide

Carolyn Buppert
Format: Hardcover
  • $125.95
  • $107.71 & this item ships for FREE
  • $18.24 (14%)
  • Usually ships in 24 hours
18 new from $107.50
7 used from $111.23

Details

  • Hardcover: 516 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 6 edition (March 20, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1284117162
  • EAN: 9781284117165
  • Item Dimensions: 7.0 x 1.3 x 10.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds

Alternate versions

FormatsNew fromUsed from
Hardcover
Jones & Bartlett Learning; 4 edition (April 04, 2011)$8.96$1.50
(2011)$13.99$6.11

Description

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. What’s more, it addresses emerging health law issues with analysis of key cases, including: * Examples regarding trouble over NPs and kickbacks * Stark Law compliance issues and related criminal cases involving nurse practitioners who are employed by hospitals * Nurse practitioners who have encountered issues with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) * An attempted work around for the Medicare requirement that a physician order home care resulting in an NP using a physician's name to order home care and then being prosecuted for identity theft * An NP and physician who did not follow Medicare's incident-to rules and both the NP and MD were charged with health care fraud * Criminal cases against NPs who prescribed opioids or steroids either without authorization or without appropriate evaluation and monitoring

Similar Books

Cart0 item(s)
Best Sellers
The Generic Challenge: Understanding Patents, FDA and Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management (Fifth Edition)
The Generic Challenge: Understanding Patents, FDA and Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management (Fifth Ed ...
Pharmacy Practice And The Law
Pharmacy Practice And The Law
Legal And Ethical Issues For The IBCLC
Legal And Ethical Issues For The IBCLC
LAW DICTIONARY

Related legal terms and Law definition:

trust instrument
"Trust instrument" means a written instrument executed by the settlor (person establishing the trust) that contains terms of the trust, including any amendments. … Full Definition »
Wills & Probate >> Wills & Probate