MSN: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program | Briar Cliff University

MSN: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program


The MSN: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a three-year, 52 credit-hour program with 600 clinical hours.

Year One: Fall

NURS 501: Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice (2 credits)
NURS 520: Foundations of Advanced Practice (2 credits)
NURS 550: Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)

Year One: Spring

NURS 529: Research Methods for APN (3 credits)
NURS 570: Advanced Pharmacology (3 credits)
NURS 760 Health Promotion (2 credits)

Year One: Summer

NURS 631: Advanced Health Assessment + Lab (4 credits: onsite labs required)
NURS 675: Cultural Competence in Healthcare (3 credits)

Year Two: Fall

NURS 647: Neuroscience of Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing (3 credits)
NURS 510: Health Care Systems (3 credits) 

Year Two: Spring

NURS 617: Therapeutic Modalities for Advanced Practice Nursing (5 credits; 120 clinical hrs)

Year Two: Summer

NURS 717: Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Adults (5 credits; 120 clinical hrs)
NURS 621: Evidenced Based Practice I (2 credits)

Year Three: Fall

NURS 727: Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Children, Adolescents and Older Adults (5 credits; 120 clinical hrs)
NURS 622: Evidenced Based Practice II (1 credit)

Year Three: Spring

NURS 767: Practicum in Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing (5 credits; 240 clinical hrs)
NURS 624: Evidenced Based Practice III (1 credit)

 

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To get your own printable MSN PMHNP Program Guide - Effective Fall 2020, please download the document below: 

MSN PMHNP Program Guide