Practice Ownership 101

0.75 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is 7.5$ for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 15$. 
Nurse practitioner practice ownership is on the rise. Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to enable NPs to provide patients the high quality, affordable health care they need. It is imperative that NPs become business entrepreneurs and establish their own practices. This presentation will introduce NPs to the business side of practice ownership and entrepreneurial skills necessary to promote a practice.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program will be awarded 0.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the pros and cons of practice ownership
  • Identify and explore successful business practices
  • Describe the steps necessary to open a practice and work to the fullest potential of your full practice authority
Course summary
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Dr. Jo Ann Serota has been co-owner of Ambler Pediatrics, a private, primary care pediatric practice, for more than 35 years. She is a past president of NAPNAP, past president of the NAPNAP Foundation, former editorial board member of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care and currently the journal’s corresponding editor for primary care case studies. Jo Ann is a secretary for the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners executive board .

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours


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