The “What I Wish I Knew” series of articles is a service of CPNP’s Resident and New Practitioner Committee. Articles are intended to provide advice from experts for students, residents, and new practitioners. Articles are not intended to provide in-depth disease state or pharmacotherapy information nor replace any peer-reviewed educational materials. We hope you benefit from this “field guide” discussing approaches to unique problems and situations.
Thinking about creating new services can be a daunting task. However, identifying something that you are passionate about and want to accomplish helps keep you motivated and challenged in your career. The following is a list of questions and answers that may be helpful to consider while starting to create a new service.