Family PMHNP Curriculum Pattern MSN to DNP

Semester 1
Fall
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3 units
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 units
PSYD 710 Advanced Psychopathology I: Children and Adolescents* 3 units
  Semester Total 9 units
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 711 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 units
PSYD 711 Advanced Psychopathology II: Adults* 3 units
NURS 706 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3 unit
  Semester Total 9 units
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 707 Applied Drug Therapy* 3 units
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 units
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 730 Advanced Assessment Skills Practicum (Psychiatric Setting) (90 clinical hours)  2 units
NURS 731 Advanced Assessment Skills 3 unit
PSYD 725 Evidence Based Practice I: Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Interpersonal Psychotherapy 3 units
  Semester Total 8 units
     
Semester 5 Spring   
NURS 747 APRN Foundations of PMHN Across the Lifespan* 2 units
NURS 748 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum I (Focus on Adult Population)* 3 units
NURS 760 Psychopharmacology* 3 units
PSYD 730 Evidence Based Practice II: Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy 3 units
  Semester Total 11 units
     
Semester 6 Summer  
PSYD 735 Evidence Based Practice III: Couples and Families* 3 units
NURS 758 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum II (Focus on Child and Adolescent Population)* 3 units
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 units
  Semester Total 9 units
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 702 Epidemiology 3 units
NURS 778 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum III (Focus on Patients with Psychiatric Disorders and Medical Co-Morbidities) (135 clinical hours)* 3 units
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 unit
NURS 777 Harm Reduction / Medical Issues / Health Disparities in Mental Health* 3 units
  Semester Total 10 units
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 units
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 units
NURS 788 Family PMHNP Clinical Practicum IV (Focus on Special Populations) (135 clinical hours)* 1 unit
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 units
  Semester Total 9 units
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 unit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 units
NURS 787 Management and Care of Special Populations* 2 units
 
Semester Total
6 units
*  Courses required for PMHNP

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.