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✓ 100% online with option for on-campus skills training
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate - Curriculum

This is a post-graduate certificate for APRN (advanced practice registered nurse) to achieve specialty certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. This fully-online 24-credit hour program can be completed in four semesters of part-time study. All lectures are recorded and can be downloaded to view offline.

Note: In the PMHNP post-graduate certificate program, students are required to complete 540 hours of supervised direct patient care clinical hours prior to graduation.

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PMHNP Post-Graduate Certificate Program Courses

  • NURS 710 - Advanced Psychopharmacology and Neurobiology 2 cr
  • NURS 712 - Psychotherapeutic Foundations 2 cr
  • NURS 716 - Differential Diagnosis of Mental Health 2 cr
  • NURS 731 - Psychiatric Mental Health Care of Adults 3 cr
  • NURS 733 - Psychiatric Mental Health Care of Children 3 cr
  • NURS 735 - Addictions Care in Integrated Settings 3 cr
  • NURS 742 - PMHNP Clinical for Child and Family 1-3 cr
  • NURS 743 - PMHNP Clinical Addict/Integrated Setting 1-3 cr

PMHNP Post-Graduate Certificate General Course Schedule

Semester 1

  • NURS 710 - Advanced Psychopharmacology & Neurobiology 2 cr
  • NURS 712 - Psychotherapeutic Foundations 2 cr
  • NURS 716 - Differential Diagnosis of Mental Health Conditions 2 cr

Semester 2

  • NURS 731 - Psychiatric Mental Health Care of Adults and Geriatrics 3 cr

Semester 3

  • NURS 733 - Psychiatric Mental Health Care of Children and Families 3 cr
  • NURS 742 - PMHNP Clinical for Child and Family 1-3 cr

Semester 4

  • NURS 735 - Addictions Care in Integrated Settings 3 cr
  • NURS 743 - PMHNP Clinical Addictions/Integrated Setting 1-3 cr

 

 

 

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Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230
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(989) 964-6096

Program Coordinator - Dr. Kathleen Schachman
HHS 209
kaschach@svsu.edu
(989) 964-4339

Financial Aid
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(989) 964-4900