Melanie L. Balestra

PUBLICATIONS     

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 15 (2019) 479-482, "Family Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Issues When Treating Patients with Mental Illness."

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 14 (2018) Issue 9, "Liability Risks for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners." 

American Nurse Today, March, 2018, “Social Media Missteps Could Put Your Nursing License at Risk,” Volume 13, No.3.

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, January, 2018, “Telehealth and Legal Implication for Nurse Practitioners.”

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, February, 2017, “Electronic Health Records: Patient Care and Ethical and Legal Implications for Nurse Practitioners.”

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, February, 2016, “Liability In the Emergency Department & Disciplinary Exposure For Nurse Practitioners.”

The Nurse Practitioner, accepted 9/24/14, “Challenges of the Anti-Vaccine Movement.”

The Nurse Practitioner, Vol.38, Issue 8, 2013, “Minimizing legal risks when prescribing.”

Plastic Surgical Nursing, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2012, “Proactive Practice Management Will Help You Avoid Disciplinary Action

Journal of Nursing Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2012, “The Best Defense for Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners:  Understanding the Disciplinary Process.”

Journal of Nursing Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2012, “Amicus Brief Supports Administration of Insulin to Students Only by Licensed Nurses”.

Nurse Practitioner World News, September/October 2011, "Let’s Talk Money “What about Alternate Revenue?”

Advance Healthcare Network for NPs and PAs, "Smart Practice—Malpractice Insurance”.  2011

Nurse Practitioner World News, May/June 2011, "Staying Competitive Today, Part I.", "Volunteering in Namibia."

Advance Practice for Nurse Practitioners, 2003, “Scope of Practice Issues.”

Contract Negotiations, Booklet. 2002 revised 2006.

CANP Medscape, “Expert Nurse Practitioner.”  2000 to present.

The Clinical Letter for Nurse Practitioners, since 1996 write legal articles and on editorial board.

Health Problems in the Classroom.  1988, authored five chapters.