With 32 million people becoming eligible for health coverage in the coming years and an already strained primary care system with a shortage of primary care physicians, physician practices, clinics, hospitals and other providers of care will continue to look to enhance the use of nurse practitioners in the delivery of primary care services.
Studies have shown that nurse practitioners can add substantially to physician productivity and proper utilization of nurse practitioners will ultimately result in better quality and more coordinated care.
Listen to pre-conference comments from Linda Lindeke.
During The Emerging Role of Nurse Practitioners in Expanding Access, Enhancing Revenue, a 45-minute webinar now available as a CD-ROM, via On Demand Web access or as a training DVD, Linda Lindeke, Ph.D., RN, and CNP, associate professor for the School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics and director of Graduate Studies for the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota, examined how nurse practitioners are being utilized in the physician practice, hospital and clinic settings to increase access to care and coordinate care for patients with chronic conditions.
You will get details on:
- Responsibilities and training of nurse practitioners based on different state requirements;
- Coding and reimbursement for nurse practitioner-delivered services;
- Utilizing a nurse practitioner to improve quality reporting scores and increase revenue;
- Considerations for nurse practitioner delivered care; and
- The bottom line impact of a nurse practitioner program.
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You can listen to this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings – no travel time or hassle; no hotel expenses. It’s so convenient! Invite your staff members to gather around a conference table to listen to the CD, DVD or the On Demand version.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
CEOs, CFOs, medical directors, health plan executives, hospital executives, clinical and quality improvement executives, physician executives, nurse practitioners, directors of nurse practitioner programs, and business development and strategic planning directors.
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Linda Lindeke, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.P. is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. She also coordinates pediatric nursing graduate-level options supported by the federally-funded Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN). The Center for CSHCN provides continuing education and technical assistance throughout the region and nation to enhance pediatric care and promote nursing leadership.
Additionally, Lindeke is a leadership faculty member in the University of Minnesota’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) Program, an interdisciplinary program focused on preparing health and educational professionals for careers related to autism and other childhood neurological disorders. She is a core and founding faculty member of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Neurobehavioral Development (CNBD).
Lindeke has over 40 years specializing in pediatrics and over 30 years in advanced nursing practice as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). She has taught and developed nursing curriculum in various institutions beginning in 1970. She provides graduate education courses as well as continuing education for nurses and other audiences in a variety of settings such as professional organizations, health policy arenas, higher education programs and community agencies.
Lindeke provides care weekly as part of an interdisciplinary team caring for infants and children who have been born prematurely or have experienced neonatal illnesses. This faculty practice is located in the outpatient clinic of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, which she has staffed continuously for over 25 years. Her research areas include the health and developmental outcomes following high-risk birth, barriers to advanced practice nursing, and children’s perceptions of their healthcare experiences.
Lindeke is the immediate past president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and is active on foundations, policy committees and task forces regionally and nationally. Lindeke holds certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) from the Pediatric Nursing Certification
Lindeke received her nursing degree and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alberta, Hospital School of Nursing. She holds a Master of Science in Public Health Nursing and her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Minnesota.