Graduate courses in health assessment, pathophysiology and pharmacology must be completed prior to or concurrent with enrollment in the concentration area courses.
The following plan is an example of the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner curriculum:
|NURS 622 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum: Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders||3|
|NURS 623 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum: Therapeutic Approaches||3|
|NURS 624 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum II||6|
|NURS 655 Nurse as Leader||2|
|NURS 656 Diagnosis and Psychopharmacologic Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders Across the Life Span||4|
|NURS 657 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Theory and Practice Across the Lifespan||4|
|NURS 659 Integrative Mental Health Nursing: Synthesis||3|
* NP course electives include: PHTX 632 Neurochemical Pharmacology, PHAR 672 Advances in Mental Health Pharmacy Practice or PSYC 629 Biological Basis of Behavior.