to Opening an Independent Medical Practice


Opening your own practice requires time and dedication. You also need to have some understanding of what it takes to run a business, from staffing to marketing to legal requirements. Proper business research and planning will ensure success of your practice. This guide will help you focus on the steps you need to prepare and plan.



Before you even begin…ask yourself, “What do I need to do to start my own practice”? Over the past few years, Nurse Practitioners see growing opportunities to embrace careers that align with their personal and professional goals.

Scope of Practice

Depending on which state you are in - practice authority varies.

Legal Requirement

Learn what to check for legal steps, insurance and credentials.

5 Common Pitfalls

During the beginning stages, seek guidance for these areas.

The blueprint for opening a practice for a nurse practitioner would be similar to that of an independent physician. Uncover these topics and more with this guide.