Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Examine the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges of telehealth for the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) in practice and student education. Describe areas for future research and policy development regarding telehealth in PMHNP practice and training during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Review current evidence, standards of practice, and education for the PMHNP.
Recent rapid pandemic-related shifts in utilization of telehealth for clinical practice and student education have highlighted the advantages, disadvantages, and areas in need of additional study.
Postpandemic telehealth care delivery will likely persist or expand. PMHNPs must advocate for high practice and education standards.
Zemlak, Jessica L.; Wilson, Patty; VanGraafeiland, Brigit; and Rodney, Tamar, "Telehealth and the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2021). College of Nursing Faculty Research and Publications. 892.
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