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Unlock your full potential as a Nurse Practitioner!

The current business landscape is brimming with opportunities for NPs to launch successful ventures... such as opening your own practice, offering telehealth, serving as a consultant, and more... However, seizing these opportunities requires more than just clinical expertise—it demands a sharp understanding of business acumen.

Our comprehensive training program is designed to equip you with the essential skills to not only navigate but thrive in the world of entrepreneurship. Join us as we explore potential business opportunities that allow you to achieve work-life balance, prevent burnout, and increase income. Together, we'll explore how you can start your own business, capitalize on emerging opportunities, and begin your journey to independence!

It all starts with an idea! No matter what your reason for pursuing independent practice, or your goals as a business owner, our course will guide you through:

  • Identifying the need for the business you have in mind
  • Crafting your roadmap from start to finish
  • Developing a solid business plan
  • Overcoming obstacles and being successful
  • Navigating practice authority and scope of practice
  • Getting paid from various payors
  • Differentiating yourself from the competition
  • And more!

Learn how to choose the right practice type, set up a budget, assemble and lead your team, and embrace value-based payment models. We will answer questions like…, "What do I need to do to open my own business?", "How hard is it going to be?", and "What support will I need?"

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your opportunities, elevate your career, and make a meaningful impact in healthcare. Join us and transform your business dreams into reality!

Business Skills for Nurse Practitioners

Unleashing Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

$459.96 Value
Register Today for $229.98 — Incredible Savings!
Earn up to 8.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

Includes valuable tools to help you prepare to launch your own business:

  • Guidelines for assessing the "need" for your business
  • Easy to use downloadable business checklist to track your progress
  • Template and guidelines for developing a problem statement and mission
  • Tools to analyze Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats (SWOT)
  • Adaptable budget template to get you started
  • Tips for medical decision-making

Business Skills for Nurse Practitioners

Course Outline

Challenges in Healthcare Today:

  • Productivity demands, 15-minute visits
  • Work-life imbalance, corporatization, and fragmentation of care
  • Lack of respect, burnout

Nurse-led Healthcare Transformation:

  • Growing sustainable start-ups
  • Leveraging NP care model
  • Capitalizing on opportunities (e.g., Covid PHE)

Becoming a Market Disrupter:

  • Understanding disruption
  • Recognizing NPE potential
  • Learning from historical disrupters

Entrepreneurship Rewards:

  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Impactful mission and values
  • Innovative practice models

Getting Started:

  • Overcoming obstacles (fear, lack of knowledge, finances)
  • Turning problems into opportunities
  • Crafting Your Roadmap
  • Defining mission, vision, and goals
  • SWOT analysis for market understanding

Developing Your Business Plan:

  • Framing in nursing model
  • Ensuring fluidity and credibility
  • Knowing key numbers

Naming, Structuring, and Financing:

  • Choosing business type (LLC, etc.)
  • Keeping records, adhering to state laws
  • Financing on a budget

Practice Authority and Scope of Practice

  • Understanding variations
  • Collaborative physician, prescription freedom

Choosing Your Practice Type:

  • Options: Brick and Mortar, Telemedicine, etc.
  • Crafting Mission and Vision Statements
  • Defining impact for present and future

Setting Up Budget and Profit/Loss:

  • Income sources, categorizing expenses
  • Importance of budget reviews

Assembling and Leading Your Team:

  • Hiring based on mission and goals
  • Setting guidelines, team goals

Value-Based Payment Models:

  • QPP, MIPS, and Advanced APMs
  • Enrolling, participating, and timeline

NP Visibility and Opportunities:

  • Side hustles, speaking engagements
  • Involvement in health policy and societies

Meet Your Expert

Stacy Ruse
Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, ANP-BC, FAANP, is a gastrointestinal (GI) NP caring for patients with a variety of GI conditions and runs the Hepatitis C clinic in her office. She is a Co-founder of the National Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur Network, a member service organization supporting NP start-ups with resources and seasoned NP business owners with education, training, and support to NP business owners. She has been teaching coding and reimbursement to APRNs for over 20 years. She has spoken at the local, state, and national level disseminating valuable expertise in coding and billing for APRN services. She can make this difficult topic easy to understand. Lynn is the current Co-chair of the CT Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses, past President of CTAPRNs. She is active in health policy issues including the recent removal of the written collaborative agreement for APRN practice in CT. She was the recipient of the Agnes Ohlson Diamond Jubilee Award in recognition of her service to nurses in the political arena by the Connecticut Nurses Association. While a DNP student at Quinnipiac University, Lynn received the Benjamin and Juliette Trewin Award for Professional Leadership in Nursing and recently received the Quinnipiac Transformational Nurse Leader Alumni Award. She is a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and serves on the Health Policy Committee and is the Health Policy Chair.

Click here for information about Lynn M Rapsilber
Business Skills for Nurse Practitioners
Unleashing Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

$459.96 Value
Register Today for $229.98 — Incredible Savings!
Earn up to 8.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Learn from other entrepreneurs who have taken the leap!
Register today and receive THREE additional courses — valued at over $209 and totaling over 4 hours of additional training to hear from entrepreneurs who have launched their own healthcare businesses. Learn from their experiences.
How to Market Your Wound Care Business with Impact
Teresa Sanderson, RN, CCM | Click here for information about Teresa Sanderson

Growth Strategy Essentials

  • Avoiding pitfalls
  • Aspiring to establish yourself as the premier provider
  • Implementing a community engagement marketing approach

Valuable Lessons Learned

  • Prioritizing partner relationships
  • Recognizing the community's hunger for knowledge
  • Delivering exceptional service and clinical excellence

Marketing Best Practices

  • Leading with value, integrity, and differentiation to avoid legal pitfalls
  • Emphasizing impact and the unique qualities
  • Leveraging partnerships, patient benefits, and value-added services
How to Run a Successful Telehealth Business: Business Plans, Marketing, Reimbursement, Electronic Records & More!
Melissa Westendorf, PhD, JD | Click here for information about Melissa Westendorf

Developing a Telemental Health Business Plan

  • What to Consider
  • Formulating the Plan

Marketing and Advertising your Telemental Health Business

  • Using Social Media to your advantage
  • Advertising Tips
  • The required Social Media Policy

The Era of Electronic Records

  • Development of the Electronic Record
  • Electronic Document Storage
  • Electronic Document Destruction


  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Private Payer
Revolutionizing Wound Care: Bridging the Gap with Telehealth
Katherine Piette, MS, BA | Click here for information about Katherine Piette

Value of having access to scarce specialists

  • Improved the quality of care
  • Lower the cost of care

Key components of a virtual wound care program

  • Technology
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Operational processes — virtual assessments, treatment recommendations, etc.
  • Success metrics

Benefits and challenges of virtual wound care

  • Value of virtual wound care — validated studies and personal experience
  • Virtual wound care challenges
Frequently Asked Questions

For NP entrepreneurs there are a variety of nurse practitioner business opportunities to choose from. Whether you are seeking full-time entrepreneurship or starting a specialized care business on the side, such as becoming a nurse health coach, you have an opportunity to leverage your deep knowledge of healthcare, strong interpersonal skills, and wide network of colleagues to find success with your NP business.

While there are limitless opportunities for types of businesses nurses can start, the four NP business ideas that tend to be the most popular and profitable among nurse entrepreneurs are Traditional brick and mortar NP-led Practice, NP telehealth, NP consultant, NP subject matter expert, for podcasts, online courses, social media and more. Other ideas include offering specialty clinics within your current setting, expanding the procedures offered, mobile infusion units, product reviews, and more!

Each state establishes the laws that govern nursing scope of practice. Whether you are in a state that has full practice authority, or you need to work in collaboration with or under the supervision of a physician, many opportunities for NP businesses are available in every state.
Business Skills for Nurse Practitioners
Unleashing Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

$459.96 Value
Register Today for $229.98 Today — Incredible Savings!
Earn up to 8.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
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