Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner : Online


Why study Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner : Online?

The Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program prepares nurses to provide effective care for patients with complex psychiatric and physical health needs.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of one year of RN experience with excellent assessment skills at the generalist level before undertaking advanced practice. For those who do not meet this requirement, the part-time option is offered to allow nurses to continue working to gain experience.

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Graduates are prepared to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric-Mental Health NP (PMHNP) certification exam upon completion. This exam tests knowledge and skills related to psychiatric advanced practice across the lifespan.

Psych-Mental Health NPs work in a variety of settings, including acute care environments, outpatient clinics, schools, prisons, health homes and behavioral health homes, long-term care facilities and private practice offices. These advanced practice nurses complete assessments and provide treatment, including therapy and medication prescription and management.

Application Deadlines

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The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing’s graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Contact Information

Graduate Programs
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
(513) 558-3600

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Program Code: 29DOC-PP-DNP-.PP-DL