DNP Sample Programs of Study – PMHNP Tracks

BSN to DNP Full-Time – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Year 1
SummerNURS 700 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS 701 Theoretical Foundations
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology
3 Credits
2 Credits
3 Credits
FallNURS 703 Organizational and Systems Leadership
NURS 720 Analytical Methods
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
J-TermNURS 704 Policy and Politics 3 Credits
SpringNURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 743 Evaluation and Outcomes Research
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
Year 2
SummerNURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion
4 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan
NURS 652 Management of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
NURS 653 PMHNP I – 180 hrs clinical
3 Credits
2 Credits
7 Credits
J-TermNURS 705 Resource Management3 Credits
SpringNURS 654 PMHNP II – 180 hrs clinical
NURS 790 Translating Research
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar – 60 hrs clinical
5 Credits
3 Credits
1 Credit
Year 3
SummerNURS 655 PMHNP III – 120 hrs clinical
NURS 792 DNP Scholarly Project I – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 656 PMHNP IV – 120 hrs clinical
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych Mental Health
NURS 793 DNP Scholarly Project II – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
J-TermNURS 794 DNP Scholarly Project III – 120 hrs clinical2 Credits
SpringNURS 657 PMHNP Capstone – 180 hrs clinical
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV – 60 hrs clinical
4 Credits
1 Credit
3 Credits
Total Credits90
Total post-BSN clinical hrs:1260
Total PMHNP clinical hrs:780

BSN – DNP Part-Time – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Year 1
SummerNURS 700 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology
3 Credits
3 Credits
FallNURS 720 Analytical Methods
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics
3 Credits
3 Credits
J-TermNURS 704 Policy and Politics3 Credits
SpringNURS 743 Evaluation and Outcomes Research3 Credits
Year 2
SummerNURS 701 Theoretical Foundations2 Credits
FallNURS 703 Organizational and Systems Leadership3 Credits
J-TermNURS 705 Resource Management3 Credits
SpringNURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
3 Credits
3 Credits
Year 3
SummerNURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion
4 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan
NURS 652 Management of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
NURS 653 PMHNP – 180 hrs clinical
3 Credits
2 Credits
7 Credits
J-TermInternational/ Global Elective
SpringNURS 654 PMHNP II – 180 hrs clinical
NURS 790 Translating Research
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar – 60 hrs clinical
7 Credits
3 Credits
1 Credit
Year 4
SummerNURS 655 PMHNP III – 120 clinical hours
NURS 792 DNP Scholarly Project I – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 656 PMHNP IV – 120 hrs clinical
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych Mental Health
NURS 793 DNP Scholarly Project II – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
J-TermNURS 794 DNP Scholarly Project III – 120 hrs clinical2 Credits
SpringNURS 657 PMHNP Capstone
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV – 60 hrs clinical
4 Credits
1 Credit
3 Credits
Total Credits90
Total post-BSN clinical hrs:1260
Total FNP clinical hrs:780

MSN – DNP Non-ARNP

Year 1
SummerNone
FallNURS 720 Analytical Methods (Research I)
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics
3 Credits
3 Credits
J-TermNURS 705 Clinical Resource Management3 Credits
SpringNURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
3 Credits
3 Credits
Year 2
SummerNURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion
3 Credits
4 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan
NURS 652 Management of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
NURS 653 PMHNP I – 180 hrs clinical
3 Credits
2 Credits
7 Credits
J-TermNURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care3 Credits
SpringNURS 654 PMHNP II – 180 hrs clinical
NURS 790 Translating Research
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar – 60 hrs clinical
5 Credits
3 Credits
1 Credit
Year 3
SummerNURS 655 PMHNP III – 120 hrs clinical
NURS 792 DNP Scholarly Project I – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
2 Credits
FallNURS 656 PMHNP IV – 120 hrs clinical
NURS 712 Trauma Informed Care
NURS 750 Primary Care for Psych Mental Health
NURS 793 DNP Scholarly Project II – 120 hrs clinical
5 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
J-TermNURS 794 DNP Scholarly Project III – 120 hrs practicum2 Credits
SpringNURS 657 PMHNP Capstone – 180 hrs clinical
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV – 60 hrs clinical
4 Credits
1 Credit
3 Credits
Total Credits77