Learning Objectives Students will: Evaluate progress on certification plans

Report your progress on the Certification Plan completed in Week 1 and submitted in Week 4. What have you done to prepare for your certification? Have you completed the scheduled tasks assigned on your timeline? If not, what are your plans to stay on schedule? Required Readings American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Standard 5C “Consultation” (page 57) Note: Throughout the program you will be reading excerpts from the ANA’s Scope & Standards of Practice for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. It is essential to your success on the ANCC board certification exam for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners that you know the scope of practice of the advanced practice psychiatric/mental health nurse. You should also be able to differentiate between the generalist RN role in psychiatric/mental health nursing and the advanced practice nurse role. Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.).

Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Section 5.1, “Psychiatric Interview, Mental Status Examination” (pp. 192–211) Section 5.2, “The Psychiatric Report and Medical Record” (pp. 211–217) Section 5.3, “Psychiatric Rating Scales” (pp. 217–236) Section 5.5, “Personality Assessment: Adults and Children” (pp. 246–257) Section 5.7, “Medical Assessment and Laboratory Testing in Psychiatry” (pp. 266–275) Chapter 6, “Classification in Psychiatry” (pp. 290–308) American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. “Cautionary Statement for Forensic Use of DSM-5” “Assessment Measures” “Cultural Formulation” Barton Associates. (2017). Nurse practitioner scope of practice laws. Retrieved from https://www.bartonassociates.com/locum-tenens-resources/nurse-practitioner-scope-of-practice-laws/ American Psychiatric Association. (2016). Practice guidelines for the psychiatric evaluation of adults. Retrieved from http://psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/appi.books.9780890426760

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