M.S. in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Track - Course Offerings

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Course Schedule (PDF)

First Year

Fall Semester (6 credits)

NS 521 Advanced Nursing Leadership for Systems Improvement (4 credits)
NS 640 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (3 credits)

Spring Semester (6 credits)

NS 601 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3 credits)
NS 608 Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice (3 credits)

Summer Semester (3 credits)

NS 605 Advanced Healthcare Policy (3 credits)
NS 614 Information Technology for Healthcare Improvement (3 credits)

Second Year

Fall Semester (7 credits)

NS 604 Advanced Health Assessment (4 credits)
NS 650 Psychopathology (3 credits)

Spring Semester (6 credits)

NS 641 Advanced Pharmacology, Prereq: NS 640 (3 credits)
NS 665 Mental Health Nursing of Child & Adolescents (2 credits)
CN 455 Group Work: Theories & Practices, prereq: NS 640 (3 credits)

Summer Term (7 credits)

NS 652 Mental Health Nursing of Individuals Across the Lifespan (3 credits)
NS 666 Practicum I: PMHNP (4 credits)

Third Year

Fall Semester (7 credits)

NS 661 Mental Health Nursing of Groups & Families Across the Lifespan (2 credits)
NS 666 Practicum II: PMHNP (4 credits)

Spring Semester (7 credits)

NS 663 Primary Mental Health Nursing of At-Risk Populations Across the Lifespan (2 credits)
NS 666 Practicum III: PMHNP (4 credits)

Total Credits: 53