Post-Master's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Post-Master's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
03.15.2024
Dependent on educational background
05.06.2024
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WATCH THE INFO SESSION RECORDING TO HEAR FROM THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

During the info session, program director Dr. Lee Tyson, DNP, DMin, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIANN answered questions, discussed program admissions requirements as well as the application process so you have everything you need to succeed.

University of Cincinnati’s Post Masters Psych Mental Health NP Program

For nurses, compassion, empathy and critical thinking go without saying. University of Cincinnati nurses build on theseUC Nursing USNWR 2023 Badge traits to become leaders in whichever setting they choose to work.

For over a decade, we have pioneered online nursing education across the nation. Our mission is to ensure our graduates are empowered to think critically; advocate for patients and the profession; and explore, generate and apply nursing knowledge in any setting.

The University of Cincinnati’s online nursing programs are nationally recognized for our academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application and research activity. Our programs are taught by doctorally prepared faculty who are practicing nurses, up-to-date clinically. Certification pass rates are above 96% for first time test takers.*

The baccalaureate, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001. Contact CCNE at 202-887-6791. CCNE is the accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

The University of Cincinnati Post-graduate Certificate in Nursing Program (all tracks except AGACNP, NNP, and ACPNP tracks are delivered via distance education) holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. 202-909-2487. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

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* ANCC certification pass rates are based on 2022 graduates. Data published 3/10/2023.

What will I learn as a PMHNP?

The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Post-Master’s certificate program prepares nurses to provide effective care for patients with complex psychiatric and physical health needs. PMHNPs work with individuals and families to develop a diagnosis and then design, implement and monitor a plan of care. Responsibilities can also include prescribing medication and administering psychotherapy.

This program is offered fully online, and requires students to attend a two-day virtual, synchronous program intensive to network with cohort members, meet faculty and personally experience the high-quality culture and competence of the University of Cincinnati. The Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program is not eligible for federal financial aid.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student caring for patient

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