Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (onground)

The program is available full-time and part-time.

Because the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner  program has such a specialized focus, courses in the specialty are offered only when there is need for such courses.   This specialty will be offered when there are adequate numbers of admitted and enrolled students to support the specialty.  Contact an in the Office of Student Services for additional information. 

Full-time
Summer - Optional Semester

Credit Hours (Clock Hours)

** ALNU-5016 Pathophysiology for Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions (optional)

3

Fall - Semester I
* ALNU-5009 Health Assessment Throughout the Lifespan                3
* ALNU-5010 Health Assessment Throughout the Lifespan: Practicum

3/60

* PMNU-5000 Conceptual Systems for Advanced Practice

2

PMNU-5002 Policy and Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice

3

** ALNU-5016 Pathophysiology for Nursing Diagnoses & Intervention OR

3

** ALNU-5018 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology

(3)

14

Spring - Semester II
PMNU-5404 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care I 3
PMNU-5405 Psychiatric Nursing Care I: Practicum 3/90
PMNU-5303 Psychopharmacology 3
ALNU-5021 Case Management 2
** ALNU 5018 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology 3
11-(14)
Summer - Semester III
PMNU-5408 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care II 2
PMNU-5409 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care II: Practicum 2/90
PMNU-5001 Nursing Research & Design 3
7
Fall - Semester IV
PMNU-5004 Seminar in Professional Role Development 1
PMNU-5410 Interpersonal Treatment Modalities 3
PMNU-5411 Interpersonal Treatment Modalities: Practicum 3/90
FCNU-5950 Internship in Advanced Nursing Practice 4/ 180
11

Total Credit Hours in Curricula

46

Total Clock Hours in Practica

510


Part-time

Fall - Semester I Credit Hours/(Clock Hours)
* ALNU-5016 Pathophysiology for Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions 3
PMNU-5002 Policy & Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice 3
6
Spring - Semester II
ALNU-5021 Case Management 2
* ALNU-5018 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology 3
5
Fall - Semester II I
** ALNU-5009/5010 Health Assessment Throughout the Lifespan Theory & Practicum 6/60
** PMNU-5000 Conceptual Systems for Advanced Nursing Practice 2
8
Spring - Semester IV
PMNU-5404/5405 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care I Theory & Practicum 6/90
PMNU-5303 Psychopharmacology 3
9
Summer - Semester V
PMNU-5408/5409 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care II Theory & Practicum 4/90
PMNU-5001 Nursing Research and Design 3
7
Fall - Semester VI
PMNU-5410 Interpersonal Treatment Modalities 3
PMNU-5411 Interpersonal Treatment Modalities: Practicum 3/90
PMNU-5004 Seminar in Professional Role Development 1
PMNU-5950 Internship in Advanced Nursing Practice 4/180
11
Total Credit Hours in Curricula 46
Total Clock Hours in Practica 510
*ALNU-5016 and ALNU-5018 are pre- or corequisites to all clinical practica except Health Assessment.

**Pre-requisite to clinical courses

Note: The ration of credit hours to clock hours per week is 1:1 for didactic courses; 1:2 for all practica except PMNU-5409 Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Care II: Practicum; and 1:3 for PMNU-5409 and the Internship course.




Questions?  Contact an in the Office of Student Services.