Assignment 2: week 1 practicum journal entry: certification plan (due | NURS 6670 – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Role II: Adults and Older Adults | Walden University


To prepare for this Practicum Journal:

· Review the interactive nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice law guide in your Learning Resources.

· Review your state regulations and a neighboring state or state in which you would like to practice.

· Reflect on how to approach relocating licensure from one state to another.

· Review certification exam requirements for PMHNPs.


Write a 2- to 3-page paper in which you do the following:


· Describe the PMHNP practice environment for your home state (MARYLAND), highlighting restrictions or limitations for practice.


· Compare the PMHNP practice environment in your home state with a neighboring state or a state in which you would like to practice.


· Describe a professional and/or clinical practice issue a new PMHNP will need to consider and address with the certification, licensure, credentialing, or relocation process.


· Develop a checklist for passing the national certification exam, including a detailed timeline that includes academic preparation (study plan), registration, financial preparation, etc.


· Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of three academic resources less than five years In APA Format.