Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

As a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduates of the program will be qualified to diagnose and treat clients with a wide variety of mental illnesses.  Students graduate with an advanced practice nursing (APN) degree and are eligible to take the psychiatric/mental health practitioner examination (ANCC) to become certified in the field.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS (43 credits)

 

Nursing Core: 8 credits

 

NURS6600

Intro to Adv. Nursing Philosophy, Theories, Roles & Issues

3
NURS7701

Theory Development and Advanced Research

3
NURS7752

Master's Project

2
 

Specialized Advanced Nursing Practice: 35 credits

 
NURS6615

Advanced Pharmacology

3
NURS6620

Advanced Nursing I: Health Assessment

2

NURS6621

Adv Nursing I: Health Assess Practicum

2
NURS6701

Psychopharmacology

3
NURS6702

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing I

3
NURS6703

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing I: Practicum

1
NURS6801

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing II

3
NURS6802

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing II: Practicum

1

NURS6810

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing III

3

NURS6811

Advanced Psych/MH Nursing III: Practicum

1

NURS7702

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS7812

Family Systems Lecture

3

NURS7814

Family Systems Pracitcum

2

NURS7815

Advanced Practice Role Development

3