Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Master | The University of Akron | Akron, United States
Studyportals
MSN On Campus

Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track of The University of Akron prepares nurses to assume advanced practice positions as providers of primary mental health care to individuals in traditional and nontraditional settings.

Overview

Preparation for Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at The University of Akron includes supervised clinical experiences with individuals, groups and families. Emphasis is placed on making independent and interdependent decisions in managing client care and on developing skill in planning, coordinating and evaluating intervention programs.

Individuals prepared for advanced practice in psychiatric mental health nursing integrate knowledge of education, research, consultation and advanced clinical practice in collaboration with other health care professionals to influence health policy and client outcomes. Clinical experiences allow students to focus on individualized learning goals and prepare them for a career in a variety of mental health settings.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Applies scientific theories and research to implement the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates competence according to national standards and guidelines in the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, fiscal, policy, and leadership issues that impact the delivery of health care in the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, fiscal, policy, and leadership issues that impact the advancement of the nursing profession in the advanced nursing role
  • Identifies researchable nursing problems and contributes to research studies for advanced nursing and health care practice     

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Management in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Policy Issues in Nursing
  • Pathophysiological Concepts of Nursing Care
  • Principles of Evidence Based Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications to the master's degree program in Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 300 word essay describing professional goals
  • Interview prior to beginning the program
  • Current State of Ohio license to practice nursing
  • At least one year of psychiatric nursing experience
  • Prerequisite courses: Undergraduate Statistics, Nursing Research, Basic Health Assessment, Computer Skills, Graduate-level Statistics

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

Our partners

Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
-
The University of Akron
Family Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
-
The University of Akron

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!