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It may not provide coverage for off-duty or volunteer activities. The benefits of having your own policy include having your own lawyer and the ability to get paid if you are unable to work due to legal proceedings. In addition, a personal policy would cover you for any payout amount that exceeds the employer's plan.Reference:
Medical Professional Liability Insurance. (n.d.). National Association of Insurance Commissioners.Retrieved September 14, 2016, from Week 3Straight salary may be better for a nurse practitioner (NP) whose practice is intertwined with a physician's practice, such that the services are shared and billing is done under the physician's name. Straight salary is also better for the NP who doesn't want to worry about meeting production goals every day. Compensation according to relative value units (RVUs) may be better for the NP who has his or her own patient load, who bills under his or her own name or provider number, who wants to show justhow much he or she brings into a practice, and who sees lots of patients and performs lots of procedures.Nurse practitioners (NPs) are indeed nurses, but they have more job responsibilities than a registered nurse, so it makes sense that their salaries and job requirements would differ (“Nurse Practitioner Salary”, n.d.). They also usually hold an advanced degree, whether it’s a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)(“Nurse Practitioner Salary”, n.d.). According to AANP, 95.1% of Nurse Practitioners have graduate degrees and an outstanding 86.5% maintain their national certification (“Nurse Practitioner Salary”, n.d.). If you want to be an NP it’s important to know what steps to take to get there. This will vary based on your location. Individual states have different requirements for NPs (“Nurse Practitioner Salary”, n.d.).The subject of compensation according to productivity is more complex than
reaching a threshold. I believe that NPs, who are considering productivity-based compensation, should do the background reading, ask for their current productivity data, ask for the formulas to be used for compensation, and do some number crunching. Only after seeing exactly how the numbers work out will the NP know which plan will work best.Reference:Nurse Practitioner Salary by State (n.d.). Nurse Journal: social community for nurses worldwide. Retrieved September 14, 2016, from -statistics/Week 4, TD1Dr. Costello and class,In this scenario the most important area of concern is patient’s safety. The care of the patient is most important thing. It is my responsibility as the provider to performa through and accurate history and examination to help diagnose the patient in order todetermine the best course of treatment. Cough can be due to many reasons, not all of them require antibiotics course. Particularly when Mrs. Smith has not been to the office for whole year, she had no recent physical assessment. Cough could be there for