Nursing

Title
Nursing

Assignment type
Coursework

Discipline
Nursing

Description
Project 3, part one 10% of course grade, due 7/11 See more details in syllabus Part 1: Interview a Nurse Practitioner currently working in a primary care or urgent care setting. You must include complete responses to all questions provided by instructor. Please write as question and answer format. Additional issues may be addressed by student at student’s discretion. Summarize and describe what you learn from the interview and the NP’s role. Any comment or suggestions regarding NP practice role? Post your interview here under assignment and post in your discussion group (20%). Be prepared to discuss contents of interview in detail at a class meeting. Project #3 Guidelines Part 1 Interview a Nurse Practitioner who is currently working in that role in a clinical setting. (10% course grade) _ You must include: • NP credentials include specialty; education; if not doctoral prepared, plan for doctoral degree? DNP? PhD? EdD? • Type of practice setting • Years in practice • Any leadership roles in the practice, such as in charge of QI/QC, budgeting, scheduling, practice protocols/polices etc. • Age range of patients • Average # pts. Seen per day • Billing/coding responsibilities • Own Medicare billing number? • Direct reimbursement? • Listed as Primary Care Provider (PCP) in any Manage Care Organization’s or insurance agencies? • Any direct reimbursement? • How do they accomplish Chart Review with collaborator? • How do they maintain continuing education responsibilities? • If possible, find out what specific protocols are being used in the practice setting. • Ask to see their collaborative practice agreement. • You may include ANY other information you find interesting. (What do they like most/least about their position? About being an NP in general? Do they belong to any professional organizations? Which ones and why?) • Write up your findings and submitted through Blackboard. Also bring in for class discussion on date stated on syllabus.