Project 3, part one 8% of course grade…..due 11/5/2022…..please

 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 the instructor.  Please write in question-and-answer format.  Additional issues may be addressed by a student at the student’s discretion.  Summarize and describe what you learn from the interview and the NP’s role.    Any comments or suggestions regarding the NP practice role?   

  

Project #3 Guidelines

Part 1

Interview a Nurse Practitioner who is currently working in that role in a clinical setting. (10% course grade) 

v 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

· Billing/coding responsibilities

· Own Medicare billing number? 

· Direct reimbursement?

· Listed as Primary Care Provider (PCP) in any Manage Care Organization’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 NP’s role? 

· Write up your findings and submit them through Blackboard. Also bring in for class discussion on date stated on syllabus.