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 coursework 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. Coursework and clinical hours are determined by a gap analysis.
The Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner requires the following work.
|NURS:5036||Psychopharmacology for Advanced Clinical Practice||3|
|NURS:5041||Psychotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan I||2|
|NURS:5042||Psychotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan II||1|
|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.