1. Provide a brief overview of the process for which the NP becomes certified and licensed. 2. Provide a brief overview of the process for which the NP obtains federal numbers (NPI, DEA).

As Nurse Practitioner entering the practice:

1. Provide a brief overview of the process for which the NP becomes certified and licensed.

2. Provide a brief overview of the process for which the NP obtains federal numbers (NPI, DEA).

3. Provide a brief overview of the process for which the NP becomes credentialed (Insurers, Medicaid/Medicare).

4. Discuss the pros and cons of maintaining personal professional practice liability.

5. Discuss Northern Virginia state of practice NP laws regarding collaboration or supervision.

6. Discuss one major issue facing NPs entering into an Employment Contract with a health care agency

Document this assignment in 2 pages document including 3 references published within the last 5 years.