Certificate in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
24.0 quarter credits
This certificate is offered to those individuals who have earned a master's degree in nursing and seek further preparation in another area of nursing. Transcripts will be reviewed and course work will be determined on an individual basis. Students meet on campus for a mandatory on-campus Residency at the beginning of the clinical practicum rotations and at the end of the clinical practicum rotations.
Program of Study
All post-master’s students in Nurse Practitioner Tracks must transfer in three credits (quarter or semester) of master’s-level Advanced Pathophysiology or Advanced Physiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Physical Assessment. If these courses are not transferred in they must be taken at Drexel prior to the first clinical course. Students should check with the MSN Program Coordinator for the exact schedule. Psychopharmacology is required prior to beginning the clinical courses.
|NURS 592||PMHNP1: Theoretical Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health||5.0|
|NURS 593||Advanced Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Foundations and Psychopathology II||5.0|
|NURS 594||Adv Mental Health NP Treatment Modalities for Diverse Populations Across the Life Span||5.0|
|NURS 595||PMHNP IV: Adv Mental Health NP Mgmt and Care of Clients in Diverse Populations Across the Lifespan||5.0|
|NURS 664||Professional Issues for Nurse Practitioners||1.0|