PMHNP Suggested Plan of Study

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner | BSN-DNP

Ways to Study

  • Hybrid

DNP Course List

YearCourseCredits
One
FallNURS 715: Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURS 720: Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURS 936: Informatics and Safe and Effective Health Care3
SpringNURS 740: Evidence-Based Practice and Research3
NURS 945: Population Health in a Global Context3
NURS 969: Applied Data Analysis3
SummerNURS 934: Clinical Scholarship and Professional Communication3
NURS 935: Leading Organizational and Systems Change3
Two
FallNURS 750: Advanced Health and Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing — 60 lab hours (3 cr th, 1 cr lab)3
NURS 752: Advanced Diagnostic Reasoning and Management2
NURS 921: Theoretical Principles of Evidence-Based Practice3
NURS 922: Critical Appraisal of Evidence (2 cr th, 1 cr recitation)3
Qualifying Exam
SpringNURS 723: Psychiatric Diagnosis and Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan5
NURS 860: Biopsychosocial Care 1: Psychiatric Mental Health Interventions Across the Lifespan (120 clinical hours)
NURS 923: Implementation and Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practice (2 cr th, 1 cr recitation)3
NURS 994: DNP Project3
SummerNURS 865: Biopsychosocial Care 2: Psychiatric Mental Health Interventions with Children3
NURS 994: DNP Project (If implementing DNP Project in the summer)3
Three
FallNURS 864: Biopsychosocial Care 3: Psychiatric Mental Health Interventions in the Context of Relationships Across the Lifespan — 180 clinical hours (3 cr th, 3 cr clin)6
NURS 967: Economics and Financing of Health Care Systems3
NURS 994: DNP Project3
SpringNURS 868: Biopsychosocial Care 4: Management of Complex Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Across the Lifespan — 240 Clinical Hours (2 cr th, 4 cr clin)6
NURS 938: Public Policy and Advocacy in Health Care3
NURS 994: DNP Project (if completing project)3

Clinical hours must be taken in sequence.