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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

24 months
Duration
1102 USD/credit 16530 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 16530 USD/year
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About

A Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) at D’Youville College is specialized in providing mental health services and care to individuals, families and groups.

Overview

As a student, you will benefit from a simple scheduling structure with all classes held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and you will be able to complete the program in two years of full-time study.

As a student in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program from the D’Youville College, you will learn the real-world skills needed to advance your nursing career as you become specifically prepared to deliver safe, competent and quality mental health services to persons of all ages.

As a student, you will benefit from a simple scheduling structure with all classes held on Thursdays and/or Fridays, and you will be able to complete the program in two years of full-time study.

As a graduate of the program, you will be prepared to take the exam for board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to further demonstrate your expertise in the mental health field.

If you’re interested in advancing your career as a PMHNP, D’Youville College’s nursing program is an ideal place to learn. Established in 1942, the School of Nursing has earned a reputation as a leading resource in the region for high-quality, student-centered education.

What You'll Learn

As a student in D’Youville’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, you will:

  • Learn to assess, diagnose and manage acute and chronic mental health conditions;
  • Gain experience and skills to promote mental health and educate patients about mental illness prevention and recovery;
  • Receive practical experience in primary care and behavioral health settings;
  • Benefit from the opportunity to work closely with experienced faculty mentors and others throughout the nursing community.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Health Assessment Lab
  • Co-MGT for Medical Disorders for APN's
  • Foundations of PMH for APRNs 
  • Clin Practicum in Comm-Based Family Care
  • Psy Mental Health Clinical Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online graduate application for admission (no application fee)
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing or from a CCNE or NLNAC (ACEN) accredited program at a college or university in the US (or by the CNO in Ontario).
  • Official transcripts from all college/ universities attended. 
  • An overall G.P.A. of at least 3.0. 
  • A current CPR certification with a psychomotor component.
  • At least one year of experience as a registered nurse in psych-mental health or a related field is required.
  • Baccalaureate-level health assessment, pathophysiology and pharmacology courses or equivalent.
  • Two references on clinical performance.
  • Writing assignment on your philosophy of nursing.
  • Applicants who work full-time are not eligible for planned 2-year completion of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner track.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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