Assignment 2: Week 1 Practicum Journal Entry: Certification Plan (Due in Week 4) (2)

To prepare for this Practicum Journal:· Review the interactive nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice law guide in your Learning Resources.· Review your state regulations and a neighboring state or state in which you would like to practice.· Reflect on how to approach relocating licensure from one state to another.· Review certification exam requirements for PMHNPs.Write a 2- to 3-page paper in which you do the following:· Describe the PMHNP practice environment for your home state(MARYLAND),highlighting restrictions or limitations for practice.· Compare the PMHNP practice environment in your home state with a neighboring state or a state in which you would like to practice.· Describe a professional and/or clinical practice issue a new PMHNP will need to consider and address with the certification, licensure, credentialing, or relocation process.· Develop a checklist for passing the national certification exam, including a detailed timeline that includes academic preparation (study plan), registration, financial preparation, etc.· Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of three academic resources less than five years In APA Format.