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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Duke University

24 months
Duration
57900 USD/year
57900 USD/year
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About

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students at Duke University  are strategically capable of providing comprehensive, integrated mental health and social care services in community-based, rural and urban health care settings.

Overview

About the Program

Our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University 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. In addition to our other admission requirements, if you possess one or more of the following, you will be most competitive for selection: 1) greater than one year of post licensure medical-surgical nursing experience (e.g. internal medicine, surgical, pediatrics, intensive care, perioperative, neurology, maternal-child, or emergency nursing) and/or 2) an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Certification (RN-BC).

On-campus intensives and state-of-the-art simulation techniques supplement an established program designed to prepare you 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: Science Development, Study Design & Statistics
  • Nurse as Scholar: Evidence-based Practice
  • Population Health in a Global Society
  • Professional Transitions: Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Physical Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning in APN
  • Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care Adolescents and Adult Patients
  • Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care Adolescents, Adults and Older Adult Patients: Clinical

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

49 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution (transcripts required, including an estimated GPA and a grade scale)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three recommendations
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or equivalent—official results
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL or IELTS)—official results 
  • Interview and/or a video introduction
  • Nonrefundable application fee of US$75— paid by credit card, or by a check made payable to Duke University

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28950 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28950 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 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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