NU-664C-02-23PCS3 FamilyPsychiatric Ment.Hlth I
Week 1 Discussion 2: Role and Scope of Practice of PMHNP
To do: Make forum posts: 1
Value: 100 points
Due: In an effort to facilitate scholarly discourse, create your initial post by Day 4, and reply to at least two of your classmates, on two separate days, by Day 7.
Grading Category: Discussions
Note: In this type of discussion, you will not see the responses of your classmates until after you have posted your own response to the question below.
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) fills a unique space in the healthcare environment.
- Research your state’s current scope of practice for the role of PMHNP.
- Do these regulations present a barrier to mental health care?
- What groups or cultures do you see most impacted by your states’ current scope of practice regulations?
Your reply posts should compare and contrast your stateâ€™s scope of practice regulations, any barriers to mental health care, and suggest a policy that would specifically address marginalized populations. Consider how regional and cultural differences play a part. Back up all arguments using scholarly resources and gray literature.
Pick out an idea from your peersâ€™ initial post that you find most interesting and tell how you will use this information in practice.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded. The described expectations meet the passing level of 80%. Students are directed to review the Discussion Grading Rubric for criteria which exceed expectations.
Your response should include evidence-based research to support your statements using proper citations and APA format.
This is an initial post , and my current state is massachusetts