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

    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.

    Download the PMHNP Curriculum Guide.

    The National League for Nursing has designated the Breen School of Nursing a national Center of Excellence and U.S. News & World Report ranks Ursuline's nursing programs among the nation's top nursing programs.

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    Reduced Tuition for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

    In response to the rising call for nurse leadership in healthcare systems, Ursuline College reduced tuition for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-graduate certificate programs from $1,214 in 2019 to $868 per credit hour for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nurse practitioner role first on its 2022 Best Health Care Jobs list and second on its 2022 100 Best Jobs list. The annual rankings take into account the most important aspects of a job, including opportunities for growth, work-life balance and salary.

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