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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner Degree Requirements

The courses required by the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program track are offered in an online format, with clinical experiences supervised by preceptors and conducted in local settings approved by Wilson School of Nursing and Midwestern State University. Some courses require on-campus sessions which are mandatory and at the student's expense.



Degree Requirements

 

Graduate Nursing Core (21 hours)

  • NURS 5023 Research in Nursing
  • NURS 5043 Pathological Processes for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5103 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing
  • NURS 5112/11 Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5123 Population Health in Graduate Nursing*
  • NURS 5133 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • NURS 5283 Roles of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner

 

Clinical Major Courses - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Option (18 hours)

  • NURS 5321 Diagnostics for Mental Disorders
  • NURS 5366 PMH Advanced Practice Across the Lifespan*
  • NURS 5382 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practicum I*
  • NURS 5384 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practicum I Clinical*
  • NURS 5401 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practicum II*
  • NURS 5404 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practicum II Clinical*

 

Capstone Project (9 hours)

  • NURS 6843 Evidence Based Project I
  • NURS 6853 Evidence Based Project II
  • NURS 6863 Evidence Based Project III



Total Hours: 48

* Course changes effective Fall 2017