Role and scope of practice of pmhnp


Due: In an effort to facilitate scholarly discourse, create your initial post by Tuesday, and reply to at least two of your classmates, on two separate days, by Friday.

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.

Initial Post

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?


Reply to at least two of your classmates. Your reply posts should compare and contrast your state compared to another state you are reviewing.

Your response should include evidence-based research to support your statements using proper citations and APA format.


Approximately 250 words