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 studentâ€s discretion. Summarize and describe what you learn from the interview and the NP’s role. Any comment or suggestions regarding NP practice role?
You must include:
NP credentials include specialty; education level; if not doctoral prepared, plan for doctoral degree? DNP? PhD? EdD? And rational for continue or not continue education.
Type of practice setting
Job description and responsibilities
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
Own Medicare billing number?
Listed as Primary Care Provider (PCP) in any Manage Care Organizationâ€s or insurance agencies?
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 if applicable.
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?)
Did this assignment help you understand primary care NPâ€s role?
Write up your findings and submit them through Blackboard. Also bring in for class discussion on date stated on syllabus.