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What Medical Equipment Should A Nurse Practitioner Have?

Some nurse practitioners may want the best and most complicated piece of equipment that comes out for patient care.  Others may focus on sticking with the most essential pieces of equipment for their patient care.  Neither way is incorrect and what type of practice a nurse practitioner is engaged in…

How Do I Appeal the Decision of A Professional License Board in North Carolina?

Every professional in the state of North Carolina has the right to judicial review of an occupational licensing board decision as stipulated in North Carolina General Statute §150B-43.  What this means is that the licensee can appeal any Board or government agency decision concerning his/her license after she/he has had…

Top 5 Tips to Help Nurse Practitioners Practice Ethical Telemedicine

#1:   NURSE PRACTITIONERS ARE EXPECTED TO OFFER THE SAME  STANDARD OF CARE AS THEY NORMALLY WOULD A nurse practitioner must be as competent a professional virtually as she/he is required to be in person. A nurse practitioner must perform her/his job to the same standards as other persons in the…

Nurse Practitioners! These 3 Simple Policies and Procedures Can Help Save Your Medical Practice Time and Money

#1:   CREATE A POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR IF YOUR PRIMARY SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN IS UNAVAILABLE DUE TO AN EMERGENCY Emergencies sometimes happen. However, nurse practitioners must have a supervising physician available when they are seeing patients Your policies and procedures should start with the supervising physician being required to notify the…