Professional Role Paper
This is a formal paper in which the student chooses PMHNP role and explores this role in depth, as this student may function in the future.
– The Interview Paper will be used as a guide to complete this assignment.
– Compare and contrast the ideal and observed role according to
professional guidelines, theory, and research reviewed in this course and in the literature.
– Does the role/practice of this APN follow theory, literature, and
– Provide a job description. Describe how this APN practices in the domains of the role job description.
– Discuss whether this role has leadership functions and describe them.
– Discuss the current United States healthcare structure and how the APN role fits in. Compare this to the role of the APN in one other country.
– Discuss how the Affordable Care Act impacts the APN role.
The paper should include:
• Title page
• Body of paper with content as described above.
• Reference page (minimum of 5 references, including your text)
• This paper should not exceed 5 pages (excluding the title page, and
• APA 7th ed. is the required format, double-spaced, 12-point font