Psychiatric Nursing - PMC

Separate tracks for:
Students with APRN credential (Sprint Track) — 20 credits
Students without APRN credential — 29 credits

Learn about the College's Primary Integrated Psychiatric Nursing Project (PIPN), made possible by an educational training grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

   

Postmaster's Certificate

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Nurse Practitioner

 
for APRN students (Sprint Track)  
   
Program of study — full time and part-time options      

 

  Plan of study   PMC — Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
for APRN students
   
  Course #   Title   Credits
  NRSG 662   Counseling Models in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   3
  NRSG 665   Neuroscience of Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing   2
  NRSG 663   Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Adults   4
  NRSG 664   Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Children and Adolescents   4
  NRSG 668   Practicum in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   7
      TOTAL for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing PMC
for APRN students
  20

 

  • Clinical courses must be taken in sequence.
  • 540 total clinical practice hours.

 

PMC plans of study may vary by student — based on prior MSN courses taken and intended specialty practice. A faculty advisor in your new chosen specialty can provide guidance. For details, talk to a graduate student services representative.

 

   

Postmaster's Certificate

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

 
for non-APRN students  
   
Program of study — full time and part-time options      

 

  Plan of study   PMC — Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
for non-APRN students
   
  Course #   Title   Credits
  NRSG 662   Counseling Models in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   3
  NRSG 665   Neuroscience of Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing   2
  NRSG 663   Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Adults   4
  NRSG 664   Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Children and Adolescents   4
  NRSG 668   Practicum in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   7
  NRSG 637   Health Promotion in Primary Care for Individuals and Families   3
  NRSG 606   Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses   3
  NRSG 605   Pathophysiology for Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses I   3
      TOTAL for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing PMC
for non-APRN students
  29

 

  • Students must have MSN degree from an accredited program.
  • Clinical courses must be taken in sequence.
  • 540 total clinical practice hours.

 

PMC plans of study may vary by student — based on prior MSN courses taken and intended specialty practice. A faculty advisor in your new chosen specialty can provide guidance. For details, talk to a graduate student services representative.

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