Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

Non-nurses 3 semesters PreSpecialty + 3 semesters PMHNP courses
ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN PreSpecialty + 3 semesters PMHNP courses
BSN RNs 3 semesters PMHNP courses
Post-master’s Program length & courses determined by individual portfolio analysis

 

Full-time Specialty Curriculum Plan

FALL - SEMESTER I
6011 (N305A) Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
7205 (N305B) Advanced Health Assessment Applications for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 1
6020 (N307) Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
6010 (N308) Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
7211 (N350) Models & Theories of  Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 2
7215 (N351) Theoretical Foundations and Practicum in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan 3
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SPRING - SEMESTER II
7221 (N352) Neuroscience for Mental Health Practitioners 2
7222 (N353) Psychopharmacology 2
7223 (N354) Theoretical Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing with Groups and Families 2
7225 (N356) Practicum in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing with Individuals, Groups, and Families 4
6050 (N399A) Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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SUMMER - SEMESTER III
7231 (N357) Population-based Mental Health Care Across the Lifespan 2
7295 (N358A) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship 4
6070 (N395) APN Role within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3
6060 (N399B) Conceptualization &  Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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  TOTAL HOURS 40