State Practice Agreements Assignment
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 Arizona in order to prepare yourself for the realities of practice upon graduation.
For this Practicum Journal:
Briefly describe the practice agreements for PMHNPs in Arizona.
Explain the two physician collaboration issues that you identified.
Explain what you think are the barriers to PMHNPs practicing independently in Arizona.
Outline a plan for how you might address PMHNP practice issues in Arizona.
Please use references within last 5 years. State Practice Agreements Assignment