Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Postgraduate Certificate Overview
Are you a registered nurse with a master’s degree who is interested in making an impact in one of the most critical areas of health care? With the shortage of psychiatrists along with an increased demand for mental health care, the nation is facing an urgent need for nurses equipped to provide such services.
Learn to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat, and manage psychiatric mental health disorders, medical organic brain disorders, substance abuse problems, and complex co-occurring diseases and disorders across the lifespan.
Gain the skills to:
- Collaborate with the individual and other health care professionals to provide high-quality, holistic psychiatric mental health care services.
- Serve as an advocate for individuals as they interact with the health care system.
- Demonstrate the safe, effective practice of psychiatric mental health through management of both health and illness states.
- Provide culturally sensitive care in a manner that is responsive to the client's cultural and spiritual beliefs.
Note: At this time, residents of the following states and territories may not enroll in this program: Arizona, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. In addition, international students are not eligible to enroll in the program.