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.
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.
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Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
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Program Code: 29DOC-PP-DNP-.PP-DL