1041-17: Putting Entrepreneurship to Work to Improve Mental Health Outcomes: You are Needed in Private Practice!

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1041-17:  Putting Entrepreneurship to Work to Improve Mental Health Outcomes:  You are Needed in Private Practice!

This interactive, lively presentation presents the opportunity to discuss, develop, and prioritize the steps necessary to formulate the entrepreneurial skills necessary to build and or expand a successful private practice.  The participant will leave with a foundation plan for taking the first steps to success.

  Lucille C. Gambardella, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CNE, ANEF

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 hour 12 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Complete a self-assessment and personal readiness review to provide insight to the personal strengths needed to launch an independent practice as an entrepreneur to improve mental health outcomes.
  2. Formulate a preliminary plan of action to initiate a private practice business.
  3. List the essential elements that provide the framework for a private practice.

Keywords:  Entrepreneurship, Private Practice, Psychiatric Nursing Practice, Business Plan

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
4:15pm - 6:15pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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