3021-18: A Guide to Finding the Lee Side: Navigating the Unknown Waters of Opening a Private Practice

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3021-18:  A Guide to Finding the Lee Side: Navigating the Unknown Waters of Opening a Private Practice

This presentation will describe the high and low tides of a successful outpatient mental health practice founded, owned, and operated by nurse practitioners, using the Tidal Model as a theoretical underpinning and a nautical theme as a conceptual guide.

  Ashley Altman, ANP-BC, RN; Ronald Lee Tyson, DNP, DMin, PMHNP-BC

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:
  47 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  • Identify three recommendations for opening an NP-led outpatient mental health practice. 

Keywords:  Theory, Tidal Model, Outpatient, Private Practice

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
2:45pm - 3:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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