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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate

This certificate program prepares nurse practitioners to fill the workforce gaps in the mental health system, offering an important perspective on both the physical and mental health needs of people who seek care.

Program Overview

This certificate fills a significant and severe community need, preparing advance practice psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs) to provide advanced mental health treatment to individuals with mental health disorders. Advanced care includes capacity to use individual and family counseling, as well as prescribe and manage psychiatric medications. These advanced mental health treatments are built on a foundation of advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment.

Admission Criteria

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