Graduate Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan)

 

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Program Overview

This program is for students who have completed a graduate degree and are certified as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Students who pursue the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate will be prepared as expert clinicians to deliver evidence based advanced primary mental health care to individuals of all ages (e.g., children, adolescents, adults) and their families in a variety of healthcare settings, including in rural and underserved populations. The student will engage in independent and interdependent decision-making, managing psychotropic medications, and delivering psychotherapeutic, and psychoeducation interventions.

Graduate PMHNP Certificate Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Total Credit hours (didactic + clinical credit)

Didactic credits

Clinical credit & clinical hours

N8610

Diagnostics & Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Nurses

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8620

N8620 Brief Individual and Family Psychotherapy

4

2

2 (120 hrs)

N8640

Group Therapy & Social Skills Training

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8680

Pediatric Mental Health Assessment & Treatment

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8980

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

4

0

4 (240 hrs)

 

Total Hours

18.5

8

10.5 (630 hrs)