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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Curriculum

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Professional Core
NRSG 5118 Health Care Systems and Professional Role Development 3
NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Population Health 3

Research Core
NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice 3
NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Application 2

Clinical Core
NRSG 6115 Health Assessment 3
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
NRSG 5117 Pharmacology 2

Psychiatric Mental Health Theory Courses
NRSG 6282 Clinical Psychopharmacology 3
NRSG 6281 Dimensions of Clinical Practice 3
NRSG 6283 Psychobiological Bases of Mental Disorders 3
NRSG 6286 Contemporary Psychotherapies: Theory and Practice 3

Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum Courses
NRSG 6480 Psychiatric Nursing Practicum I 5
NRSG 6481 Psychiatric Nursing Practicum 2 5
Electives 2
Total Semester Hours 43

Additional Courses for BSN/MS Option
NRSG 5100 Professional Development and Scientific Basis 4
NRSG 5101 Computer and Nursing Informatics 3
NRSG 5102 Public Health Nursing 4
NRSG 5103 Cultural Diversity in Nursing Practice 2
Electives 11
Total Semester Hours 24

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)
NRSG 6282 Clinical Psychopharmacology 3
NRSG 6281 Dimensions of Clinical Practice 3
NRSG 6283 Psychobiological Bases of Mental Disorders 3
NRSG 6286 Contemporary Psychotherapies: Theory and Practice 3
NRSG 6480 Psychiatric Nursing Practicum I 5
NRSG 6481 Psychiatric Nursing Practicum 2 5
Electives 2
Total Semester Hours 24


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