The Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program provides emphasis on mental health across the lifespan, and may include practices with individual, group or family psychotherapy.
This program of study allows the FPMHNP graduate to be eligible for the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) national certification examination. Core concepts include emphasis on neuropsychopathology, psychopharmacology, psychiatric mental health differential diagnosis and treatment, and advanced psychiatric mental health assessment.
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The BSN to DNP program is delivered using a blend of: nine, 4 day immersion sessions at the Irvine campus; internships/clinical practice in hospitals, clinics and health centers near your home or work; and online lectures, demonstrations and exercises.
Who is this program for?
This program is designed for the registered nurse who is ready to take a leadership role in the professional clinical practice of nursing.
73 credits completed in 3 years with a combination of part-time and full time study
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