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Psychiatric Mental Health NP

Duke University

Master
24 months
Duration
21228 USD/year
21228 USD/year
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About

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP) are strategically capable of providing comprehensive, integrated mental health and social care services in community-based, rural and urban health care settings.

Overview

The Duke MSN Program focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing to all ages, especially to those in rural and underserved areas. Intensive courses, state-of-the-art simulation techniques designed to prepare the PMHNP for telepsychiatry practices and immersion in clinical rotations maximize the learning experience and enable students to become active members of an interprofessional mental health care team.On-campus intensives and state-of-the-art simulation techniques supplement an established program designed to prepare nurse practitioners for management of patients across all psychiatric and mental health care settings. Examples of practice settings include emergency departments, inpatient hospitalist and intensive care services, residential mental health care facilities, DoD/VA facilities, Department of Corrections and substance abuse treatment facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Nurse as Scholar I: Science Development, Study Design & Statistics
  • Nurse as Scholar II: Evidence-based Practice
  • Population Health in a Global Society
  • Professional Transitions: Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Physical Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning in APN
  • Foundations and Psychiatric Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Neurophysiology
  • Diagnosis of/and Evidence-Based Treatment of Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan
  • Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English

    Delivered

    Blended

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    3
    GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
    Required

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    100
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    7.5

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • A bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree with an upper division nursing major from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), or an associate degree in nursing or a diploma in nursing with a BS/BA from a regionally accredited program in another field of study.
    • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for the courses required for the undergraduate nursing degree(s).
    • Bachelor’s or post-bachelor’s coursework must include satisfactory completion of a course in descriptive and inferential statistics (basic biostatistics).
    • Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within five years. 

    Work experience

    Nursing experience (one year recommended for most programs; additional experience required for some programs).

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      21228 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 10614 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      21228 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 10614 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

    Funding

    Depending on your eligibility, financial aid can be used to pay educational expenses including tuition and fees, books and supplies, food, housing, transportation, and some personal expenses while you attend Graduate School.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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