The graduate Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner requires 22 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.50 in course work for the certificate. The certificate is available for post-master's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) degree students who would like to pursue a second specialty.
The curriculum includes didactic and clinical core courses as well as specialty courses, as determined by the director of the program. Course work and clinical hours are determined by a gap analysis.
The Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner requires the following work.
|NURS:5032||Mental Disorders in Advanced Practice||3|
|NURS:5036||Psychopharmacology for Advanced Clinical Practice||3|
|NURS:6500||Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing for Advanced Practice Didactic I||3|
|NURS:6501||Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing for Advanced Practice Didactic II||3|
|NURS:6701||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum I||3|
|NURS:6702||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum II||4|
|NURS:6703||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum III||3|
Visit the Post-Graduate Certificate Programs plans of study on the College of Nursing website for information about certificate program requirements.