Post-Masters Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner

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Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Graduate Certificate program prepares nurses for advanced practice with a focus on mental health issues across the lifespan. The curriculum builds upon four core PMHNP competencies: advanced health assessment (physical and psychosocial); diagnosis (diagnosis of mental disorders, pathophysiology, and neurophysiology); psychotherapy (individual, group, and family); and medication management (pharmacology and psychopharmacology). Upon completion the graduate is eligible to take the national certification exam.

College: Health and Social Services
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 18
Program Length: 1 year (3 semesters)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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Contact Information
Name:Karen Pech
Title:Graduate Advisor
Phone: 575 646-4370