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New Revised NAPNAP Nurse Practitioner Career Resource Guide!

Jul 05, 2011

NAPNAP is pleased to announce that the NAPNAP Nurse Practitioner Career Resource Guide is being revised!  Thanks to the generous support of Melnic Consulting Group we are now able to offer this fantastic resource to NAPNAP members for FREE on our website.  You can download specific chapters for use or download and view the entire guide. Click on the Table of Contents or any of the chapters listed below. 


The NAPNAP Nurse Practitioner Career Resource Guide* has been re-designed, not only assist the new graduate nurse practitioner (NP) in securing employment, but also to assist experienced NPs in reaching their professional goals and aspirations.  It is our pleasure to present this resource to you so that you can create a footprint in advancing the practice of nurse practitioners.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNP) provide health care in many healthcare settings including primary, acute, and specialty care.  Due to their outstanding clinical and management stills, many studies have documented the high quality, cost effective care delivered by PNPs.  This guide has been crafted to assist all types of nurse practitioners (NPs) in all practice and clinical settings. This new and revised career resource guide is an indispensible resource for NPs across the continuum of their career. We are especially excited about expanded sections on documenting NP productivity, advanced practice reporting structure, and guidance on expanding professional development.

For new graduate NPs, welcome to an exciting and rewarding career! This guide will assist you preparation for obtaining certification, securing your first position, obtaining your DEA number, and successfully obtaining credentialing and privileging.  Included in the guide are examples of helpful tools such as a curriculum vita, cover letter, performance appraisals and templates of sample employment contracts. Not only will it assist you as you establish yourself in a career, it will provide the tools necessary for you to grow in your career.  

For the experienced NP, this resource has been retooled to facilitate your continued successes and expand your professional development. Several NAPNAP members contributed their expertise, to establish a comprehensive resource inclusive of reimbursement issues, productivity and outcome measures.

NAPNAP NP Career Resource Guide Table of Contents 


Chapter 1: Your NP Career


Chapter 6: After You Accept the Job Offer


(Click below for a sneak preview of new material in Chapter 9)



Chapter 9: Fostering/Advancing NP Practice 


      Chapter 9 - Appendix A: Sample Inpatient Productivity Tool

* Please note: The Career Resource Guide is currently being revised so be sure to check back often to view the new sections.  They will be posted as they are completed. 


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