3035-18: Impact of Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Regulation on Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Practice

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3035-18:  Impact of Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Regulation on Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Practice

Presentation will discuss PMHNP practice in five states with different levels of NP autonomy. Data from interviews with stakeholders including regulators, educators, PMHNP clinicians and collaborating psychiatrists reported costs and administrative burdens related to MD supervision in states where this is required.


Presenter:
  Bethany J. Phoenix, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  33 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe three aspects of PMHNP practice that are affected by state scope of practice regulation.

Keywords:  Nurse Practitioner, Scope of Practice, Mental Health Policy


Continuing Nursing Education:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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