"Re-negotiating salary as an existing employee is harder than negotiating salary in the initial interview process. Re-negotiation can be very difficult, which is why it’s so important to negotiate well at the beginning." -Susan Van Cleve, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS
"It was an interesting year with two states, Minnesota and Connecticut, passing legislation that allows for full prescriptive authority. The state of Nebraska came very close. New York state made incremental changes in their practice environment..." -Kristin Hittle, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRN
What is the history of your program – from its initial pilot to today? "Like many things, the hospitalist role started as a pilot at my hospital. After some initial success, the role went hospital-wide on two different medical units and a neurology-medical floor. It was later adjusted..." - Cheryl Grave, RN, CPNP
What do healthcare managers need to know to better support team-based approaches to health care?
"A manager has to be a linchpin and support time off for staff to invest in team training and the development of a team culture across the organization. It’s a manager’s job to help guide the implementation of all these principles, and the most important aspect is that he or she should be a role model for the team." - Richard Ricciardi, PhD, NP, FAANP, FAAN
"What bothers you most about your practice, and what can you do about it?" Hear from patient safety and quality outcomes experts Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, PhD, RNC, PNP, FAAN, and Jennifer Disabato, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC.