Editors: Tine Hansen-Turton, Susan Sherman, Eunice S. King
"We are in an exciting time in the history of health care and nursing. The demand for health services and the need for innovation and a strong nursing presence to meet patient needs has never been greater."
- Sandra Festa Ryan, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
(From the Foreword)
Nurse-Led Health Clinics is the first book to describe innovative, nurse-managed solutions for improving health care today. It addresses the key business, policy, medical, financial, and operational considerations necessary for successfully opening and operating nurse-led health facilities.
The book delivers a wealth of comprehensive information for nurses who are considering opening their own clinics. Reinforced with best-practice models and case studies, it discusses what it takes to successfully start and run a nurse-managed health center.
Editors: Tine Hansen-Turton, Mary Ellen T. Miller, Philip A. Greiner
"Meaningful, candid, honest, and visionary. This guide will get you started and keep you moving forward. [A]n excellent tool for any advanced practice nurse, faculty member, or student who wants to practice in the community."
- Susan Sherman, President, Independence Foundation
(From the Foreword)
Wellness centers continue to play a key role in enhancing access to health care and providing high-quality care for patients. Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers serves as a step-by-step guide to starting and sustaining an effective wellness center, whether nonprofit or academic.
Written for nurse and health care leaders, nurse educators, and students, this book demonstrates how to develop centers that provide important health promotion and disease prevention services to all populations. The contributors also share firsthand knowledge on how to address the challenges in developing wellness centers.
Tine Hansen-Turton, Susan Sherman, Vernice Ferguson
In 2007, NNCC Executive Director Tine Hansen-Turton, BA, MGA, JD, along with Susan Sherman, RN, MA, and Vernice Ferguson, RN, MA, FAAN, FRCN collaborated to publish an anthology of stories from nurses about leadership.
The conversations inside Conversations With Leaders began with a simple desire to bring leadership principles and lessons to a small gathering of community health professionals. This book presents 22 conversations with leaders who generously shared their personal and professional experiences. In clear and frank fashion, each of these leaders offers the unique wisdom earned by the sweat equity that is behind all achievement.
Donna L. Torrisi, Tine Hansen-Turton
An increasing number of health centers in the U.S. are founded and managed by nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses.
In this practical step-by-step guide, the authors call on their experiences to describe researching model centers, organization development issues such as determining corporate status, the board, the mission, regulations and site selection, initial planning such as needs assessment and strategic planning, developing a health care plan, funding and financial operations, policies and procedures, choosing specialized health care software packages, and creating a continuous quality and performance improvement system.
Appendices include a start-up tool kit and sample governing board by-laws, mission statement, strategic planning policy, health care plan, strategic plan, business plan, and contract with a local agency.