Your “Chief Complaint” should be related to a challenge you’ve faced in terms of your intrapersonal process of developing as a new PMHNP. For example:
Perceptions or expectations you had coming into the program you found to be inaccurate (e.g. being a PMHNP is not very different than being an FNP)
Personal challenges which were brought to the forefront by this program/patient care
A situation where you felt unprepared to navigate dynamics, countertransference, trauma, or systems during your training
These are just examples; the theme should be your own internal (read: mental, emotional, psychological) development as you’ve been faced with challenges common to psychiatric practice.
Follow the simple rubric (LEaP Rubric.docxDownload LEaP Rubric.docx) and guidelines linked above; your submission must be in SOAP format.
Grading will use the above-cited rubric.
Thank you so much!
Please don’t hesitate to ask anything you need.
Its a paper of self-reflection, 2-3 pages, 3-6 sources.