State Practice Agreements

Assignment 2: Week 9 Practicum Journal: State Practice Agreements

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.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

· Analyze state PMHNP practice agreements

· Analyze physician collaboration issues

· 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.(Texas)

· Identify at least two physician collaboration issues in your state.

For this Practicum Journal:

· Briefly describe the practice agreements for PMHNPs in your state.(Texas)

· 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.

Class Rules

A clear purpose statement (The purpose of this paper is to…) is required in the introduction of all writings.

you are required to cite scholarly resources including peer-review journals and current practice At lease within the last 5 years 2015-2020.

guidelines ( May use https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/index.html )

Please, all bullets points, bold, red and highlighted area must be attended to.

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