Business Plan Development
Elizabeth Jones, FNP-BC, has been an NP for 8 years. She has worked in the primary care setting, as well as the urgent care setting. She is considering relocating to a state that allows for unrestricted independent practice and opening her own primary care clinic. There are multiple benefits to owning an independent practice. However, owning a practice requires extensive knowledge and support. For an NP to establish independent practice, an appropriate plan must be developed. For this Assignment, you will create a Business Plan for your potential future busines
Write a 2-3 page paper Business Plan that addresses the following:
Identify and explain your chosen business structure
Estimate monthly cost for establishing your own independent practice in your home state, including:
Clinical site expenses
Employee structure and expenses
Utilities and other overhead expenses
Continuing education expenses
Services identified that you will provide (e.g., primary care services, drug screens, DOT exams)
Projected monthly income necessary to support your independent practice
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2016). State Practice Environment. Retrieved from https://www.aanp.org/legislation-regulation/state-legislation/state-practice-environment
Buppert, C. (2015). Appendix 11-A: A Checklist for Setting Up a Practice. In Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide (5th ed.). (384-397). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Buppert, C. (2015). Appendix 11-C: Sample NP Business Plan. In Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide (5th ed.). (402-416). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
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