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In many states, nurse practitioners are completely autonomous professionals. In other states, however, NPs have a wide range of restrictive practice ranging from requirements for a supervising physician to requirements for a collaborative agreement with a physician.
In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will examine the requirements of your own state in order to prepare yourself for the realities of practice upon graduation
Analyze state PMHNP practice agreements
Analyze physician collaboration issue
Analyze barriers to PMHNP independent practice
Create plans for addressing state PMHNP practice issues
To Prepare for this Practicum Journal:
Review practice agreements in your state.
Identify at least two physician collaboration issues in your state.
For this Practicum Journal:
Briefly describe the practice agreements for PMHNPs in your state.
Explain the two physician collaboration issues that you identified.
Explain what you think are the barriers to PMHNPs practicing independently in your state
Outline a plan for how you might address PMHNP practice issues in your state.