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Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Eastern Kentucky University

24 months
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662 USD/credit 15226 USD/year
662 USD/credit 15226 USD/year
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About

The Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programme offered by Eastern Kentucky University is designed to allow nurses with a baccalaureate degree to prepare for rural health advanced or advanced practice roles.

Overview

Master’s degree concentrations available include Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner, Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and the Nursing Administration Concentration. 

Graduates of the Nursing programme offered by Eastern Kentucky University will have specific competencies related to rural health nursing practice either as a Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner, Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, or as a Nursing Administrator. 

Advanced Nursing Practice Outcomes include: 

  • Demonstrate the synthesis of expert knowledge for advanced nursing practice in diverse populations. 
  • Evaluate nursing and interprofessional theory and evidence based practice for their contributions to advanced nursing practice and professional role development.
  • Provide leadership in the appraisal and improvement of healthcare and healthcare delivery.
  • Use systematic methods to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based advanced nursing practice.
  • Participate in organizational and political systems to influence healthcare and healthcare delivery. 
  • Communicate, collaborate, and consult with clients, nurses, and other professionals to meet healthcare needs of individuals and populations. 
  • Actively demonstrate the advanced nursing practice role.
  • Integrate ethical and legal principles in advanced nursing practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Core Courses
  • Practicum Courses 
  • Clinical Requirement
  • Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants are encouraged to apply early to all programs due to time constraints of issuing the I-20.

Credits

46 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program.
  • RN license from an approved state that is free and unrestricted, meaning that it has not been subject to reprimand, revocation, probation, suspension, restriction, limitation, disciplinary action, discretionary review/hearing or encumbrance nor had any type of complaint filed against it.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0. 
  • 3-hour graduate or undergraduate course in statistics with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • MSN-FNP and MSN-PMHNP applicants must have at least one year of RN experience by the time their application is submitted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 662 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 662 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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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