We’ve put together a list of must-read books meant for those in doctor of nurse practitioner programs. Depending on how much time you’ve got available you may want to just read one of these books, or fit them all in.
Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition
This is a wonderful book for anyone starting out in the field. The Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Carolyn Buppert provides you with the basics you need when it come to the legal aspects of being a nurse practitioner. This one is particularly helpful for anyone starting their own practice. While this isn't a book you'll probably read through from front to back, it acts as a wonderful resource and reference tool throughout your career. This one is well worth keeping on your bookshelf at home.
Buppert herself is a nurse practitioner, attorney, and author, so she speaks from a place of knowledge and experience.
A Nurse Practitioner's Guide To Smart Health Choices
Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 7th Edition
If you are looking for a guide book and reference tool to help you out on a daily basis, then the Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 7th Edition by Gulanick and Meyers is an excellent option. This book is a bestseller for many reasons. It features different care plans, which will come in handy when you start your career as a nurse.
The book has been put together in such a way that it’s very easy to read, use, and find the information you want quickly.
Fill Your Time with Reading
No matter which of these books you choose to pick up they are all sure to provide you with valuable insights into your chosen career path. Many of these you’ll want to hold on to so you can refer to them time and time again.