Family PMHNP BSN to DNP Curriculum

Semester 1
Fall
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 credits
NURS 613 CNL Role: Introduction 1 credit
  Semester Total 4 credits
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3 credits
NURS 711 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 credits
NURS 615 CNL Roles Course: CNL as Educator (Psychiatric Setting) (60 hours) 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 702 Epidemiology 3 credits
NURS 707 Applied Drug Therapy* 3 credits
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 614 Healthcare Systems Leadership 3 credits
NURS 623 CNL Role: Team Manager and Leader (Psychiatric Setting)
(60 hours)
1 credit
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 5 Spring   
NURS 628 CNL Role: Clinical Outcomes Manager (Primary Care Section) (60 hours) 1 credit
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 credits
NURS 706 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 763 Financial Resource Management 3 credits
NURS 651 CNL Role: Synthesis (Psychiatric Setting) 2 credits
NURS 653 Internship: CNL (Psychiatric Setting) (220 hours) 2 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
  CNL Exam  
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 730 Advanced Assessment Skills Practicum (90 clinical hours)* 2 credits
NURS 731 Advanced Assessment Skills* 3 credits
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
 
Master's Degree Awarded MSN/CNL
 
 
MSN AWARDED CREDITS
49 credits
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 747 APRN Foundations of PMHN Across the Lifespan 2 credits
PSYD 711 Advanced Psychopathology II: Adults* 3 credits
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 credit
NURS 760 Psychopharmacology* 3 credits
  Semester Total 9 credits
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 credits
NURS 748 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum I (Focus on Adult)* 3 credits
 
Semester Total
6 credits
     
Semester 10
Fall
 
PSYD 710 Advanced Psychopathology I: Children and Adolescents* 3 credits
PSYD 725 Evidence Based Practice I: Humanistic, Psychodynamic,
 Interpersonal Psychotherapy*
3 credits
NURS 758 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum II (Focus on Child and
Adolescent) (135 clinical hours)*
3 credits
 
Semester Total
9 credits
     
Semester 11
Spring
 
NURS 787* Management and Care of Special Populations* 2 credits
PSYD 730 Evidence Based Practice II: Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy* 3 credits
NURS 778 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum III (Focus on Patients with
Psychiatric Disorders and Medical Co-Morbidities) (135 clinical
hours)*
3 credits
 
Semester Total
8 credits
     
Semester 12
Summer
 
PSYD 735 Evidence Based Practice III: Couples and Families* 3 credits
NURS 788 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum IV (Focus on Special 
Populations) (135 clinical hours)
3 credits
 
Semester Total
4 credits
     
Semester 13 Fall  
NURS 777 Harm Reduction/Medical Issues/Health Disparities in
Mental Health*
2 credits
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 credit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 credits
 
Semester Total
6 credits
*  Courses required for PMHNP

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.