Medical Decision Making and Referral for New Nurse Practitioners

np student on-the-job learning real world topics Nov 10, 2020

Are you referring too much as a new nurse practitioner? I have this conversation a lot with the new nurse practitioners that I mentor. 

This is really about two questions: how to make medical decisions, and when’s the “right time” to refer.

When to Refer to a Specialist

In this video, I lay out the three main options you have when it comes to making sound medical decisions, and the moral of the story when it comes to deciding when to refer out.

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