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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Online)

Drexel University

12 months
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1037 USD/credit 35258 USD/year
1037 USD/credit 35258 USD/year
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About

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Online) Post-Master's Certificate from Drexel University is designed for those who have earned a Master’s degree in nursing and seek nurse practitioner certification, or for certified nurse practitioners who would like to specify their patient population focus.

Overview

A biopsychosocial model is used to examine issues relevant to adult mental health and illness, and prepare you to provide a wide range of mental health services across the lifespan. 

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Online) program from Drexel University includes the study and application of diagnostic and treatment modalities, theories and approaches to practice. 

You'll learn collaborative skills to work with other healthcare professionals to provide mental healthcare services in all settings. Upon graduation, you'll be able to deliver direct (assessment, intervention) and indirect advanced practice services (consultation, case management and supervision) to individuals who are at risk for and/or require mental health services.

Features

  • Ranked #6 in 2020's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs: Psychiatric Mental Health NP by U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranked #16 in 2020's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report
  • An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel's acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Synchronous online lectures offer a highly interactive learning format that challenges and engages
  • Upon completion of the program, you will become eligible for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification through ANCC

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Professional Issues for Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Mental Health NP Management and Care of Clients in Diverse Pop Across the Lifespan.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master of Science in Nursing and/or Doctorate of Nursing Practice from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above  
  • Current, unrestricted United States RN license
  • Minimum 1 year of psychiatric nursing experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1037 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1037 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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