Community and Nurse-Managed Health Centers: Getting Them Started and Keeping Them Going

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Torrisi, Donna L.; Hansen-Turton, Tine

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612355-8

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This book provides a step-by-step guide to starting and sustaining a community health center, with an emphasis on nurse-managed centers.

The authors share their firsthand knowledge with readers, including information on developing a mission statement, pulling together an advisory board, writing a business plan, and getting funding. The process for obtaining Federally Qualified Health Center Status (and thus federal funding) is described.

Of great value is the book's Appendix, which provides very useful examples. They include sample bylaws, a full policy and procedure manual, physician and nurse practitioner collaborative agreements, job descriptions, a contract with a local agency, and outcome and assessment guidelines.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Torrisi, Donna L.; Hansen-Turton, Tine
ISBN: 978-0-82-612355-8
Advanced Practice
Health Administration
Management & Administration
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 160
Year: 2005