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  • Home / Academics / Graduate / Find a Program / Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program | Post-Mast | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

    Post-Master’s Certificate: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program


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    Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

    Learn to assess and diagnose mental illness in children, adolescents, and adults in this psychiatric nurse practitioner program.

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    Through the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Post-Master's Certificate program, you will develop your advanced practice nursing skills in the assessment and diagnosis of mental health in the child, adolescent, and adult populations.

    This psychiatric nurse practitioner certification program emphasizes the following learnings:

    • The use of healing interaction in communication with individuals dealing with mental health disorders when initiating and evaluating treatment plans and mental health services
    • Understanding the major classes of psychotropic drugs and their indications for use in the treatment of various psychiatric disorders across the lifespan, including lifetime care
    • The professional roles and responsibilities of the advanced practice nurse while improving mental health care

    If you are ready to take the next step as a nurse practitioner at one of the top two nursing schools in Ohio, scroll up to apply today.

    A nationally recognized Board certification as an Adult–Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult–Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult–Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner is required for admission to this program.

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